rash promise

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  • rash´ness — rash1 «rash», adjective, adverb. –adj. 1. too hasty and careless; reckless; taking too much risk: »It is rash to cross the street without looking both ways. SYNONYM(S): impetuous. 2. characterized by undue haste: »a rash promise, a rash remark …   Useful english dictionary

  • rash´ly — rash1 «rash», adjective, adverb. –adj. 1. too hasty and careless; reckless; taking too much risk: »It is rash to cross the street without looking both ways. SYNONYM(S): impetuous. 2. characterized by undue haste: »a rash promise, a rash remark …   Useful english dictionary

  • rash — I. adverb Etymology: Middle English (northern dialect) rasch quickly; akin to Old High German rasc fast Date: 15th century archaic in a rash manner II. adjective Date: 1509 1. marked by or proceeding from undue haste or lack of deliberation or… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • promise — I n. vow 1) to give, make a promise 2) to fulfill, keep a promise 3) to break, renege on, repudiate a promise 4) a broken; empty, hollow; rash; sacred, solemn promise 5) a campaign promise (politicians sometimes break campaign promises) 6) a… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • promise — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 statement that you will do sth ADJECTIVE ▪ big ▪ He makes all kinds of big promises he has little intention of keeping. ▪ rash ▪ broken, unfulfilled …   Collocations dictionary

  • rash — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun ADJECTIVE ▪ skin ▪ itchy ▪ red, scaly ▪ allergic ▪ diaper (AmE) …   Collocations dictionary

  • Rose rash — Rose Rose, n. [AS. rose, L. rosa, probably akin to Gr. ?, Armor. vard, OPer. vareda; and perhaps to E. wort: cf. F. rose, from the Latin. Cf. {Copperas}, {Rhododendron}.] 1. A flower and shrub of any species of the genus {Rosa}, of which there… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • The Franklin's Tale — Dorigen and Aurelius, from Mrs. Haweis s, Chaucer for Children (1877). Note the black rocks in the sea and the setting of the garden, a typical site for courtly love. The Franklin s Tale (Middle English: The Frankeleyns Tale) is one of The… …   Wikipedia

  • The Franklin's Prologue and Tale — The Franklin s Tale is one of The Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer. thumb|right|250px|by Mrs. Haweis s, Dorigen . Note the black rocks in the sea and the setting of the garden, a typical location in courtly love. (1877)A franklin was a… …   Wikipedia

  • Prince Hat under the Ground — (Swedish: Prins Hatt under jorden ) is the Swedish version of an old Scandinavian fairy tale. The Norwegian version is called East of the Sun and West of the Moon . It was collected in Småland or Blekinge by Gunnar Olof Hyltén Cavallius and… …   Wikipedia

  • Franklin’s Tale, The —    by Geoffrey Chaucer (ca. 1395)    The Franklin’s Tale is one of the most admired and discussed of CHAUCER’s CANTERBURY TALES. The tale is based chiefly on the folklore motif of the “rash promise,” though there is no specific source or close… …   Encyclopedia of medieval literature


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