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- adv. In an impulsive manner; with force; by impulse.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adv. In an impulsive manner.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In an impulsive manner; by impulse.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adv. in an impulsive or impetuous way; without taking cautions
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"Yes, I've read 'm," he broke in impulsively, spurred on to exhibit and make the most of his little store of book knowledge, desirous of showing her that he was not wholly a stupid clod.
McCain impulsively threatens critics over 'hothead' accusations
"Mr. Harley," she called impulsively, and when he turned back to her she had no choice but to continue.
"You can still get inside the basin," she called impulsively, not realizing that the possibilities of the locality were an old story to Benny.
As I strolled along under the grand old leafless trees, I suddenly heard my name called impulsively two or three times, and turning round saw the Lady Alicia running toward me.
He swung round and called impulsively after the retreating figure: 'Collins!'
But "Paul!" that voice creeps to me at all times, for counsel, for sympathy; comes impulsively, that is the best of it -- comes ever impulsively.
This is much different from winging it impulsively, which is what leads to "issues."
There's also the possibility, though, that McCain could be seen as over-reacting and acting impulsively, which is something he's done in the past in a manner that has not worked out so well in the end.
I moved impulsively, meaning to touch his hand, but his tight-lipped air prevented me.