rash (adj.)
sudden, quickly acting, operating immediately
2H4 IV.iv.48[King Henry IV to Clarence, of his brothers] the united vessel of their blood, / Mingled with venom of suggestion ... / Shall never leak, though it do work as strong / As aconitum or rash gunpowder
JC IV.iii.119[Cassius to Brutus] that rash humour which my mother gave me
Luc.473[of Lucrece] o'er the white sheet peers her whiter chin, / The reason of this rash alarm to know
MM V.i.389[Duke to Isabella] I ... would not rather / Make rash remonstrance of my hidden power
TC IV.ii.60[Aeneas to Troilus] I scarce have leisure to salute you, / My matter is so rash
WT I.ii.319[Camillo to Leontes, of poisoning Polixenes] with no rash potion, / But with a lingering dram
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