precipitate - Dictionary definition and meaning for word precipitate
Precipitate -> Pre + anticipate. That means you dont think/anticipate before you do something. You do it in RASH or HASTE.
preci [president] + pit+ate[past participle 'eat']. Imagine that President 'falls vertically/sharply' into a gigantic 'pit' and 'ate' the mud hence precipitate [v].
precipitate also means to rain, rain HAPPENS SUDDENLY
recipe HASTENs the making of a dish
For the Verb: to cause to happen before ancicipated... "Precipitate" can sound like "slip the date" and pre= before so: "slip the date up"
For the adjective: New York precipitation tends to be hasty and impulsive, raining or snowing when the weather channel never called for it.