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rashly (comparative more rashly, superlative most rashly)
- In a rash manner; hastily or without due consideration; with precipitation.
- Synonym: (archaic) rash
- 1593, anonymous, The Life and Death of Iacke Straw […], Act I:
- Alas Wat, I haue kild the kings officer in ſtriking raſhly.
- c. 1603–1604 (date written), William Shakespeare, The Tragœdy of Othello, the Moore of Venice. […] (First Quarto), London: […] N[icholas] O[kes] for Thomas Walkley, […], published 1622, →OCLC, [Act III, scene iv], page 57:
- VVhy do you ſpeake ſo ſtartingly and raſhly.
- 2005, Plato, Sophist. Translation by Lesley Brown. 241a.
- [H]e'll say that we're contradicting what was said just now when we rashly maintain that there are falsehoods in judgements and statements.
in a rash manner
- rashly in The Century Dictionary, New York, N.Y.: The Century Co., 1911
- rashly in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913