They speculated why a man of such promise and talent would end his life so rashly.
Second, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu refused to cash the check Obama rashly wrote.
I rashly declared that all would not do, and that I would look elsewhere for rooms with fireplaces.
Speak not hastily, and above all act not rashly without thought.
No wonder you are somewhat chary of rashly intrusting to a suitor the happiness of a sweet flower like this.
I rashly told him that I might as well have been, considering my appearance.
If he pushed on rashly, how avoid an entanglement of himself in a personal discussion?
Many a man and woman has rashly wished that it were possible to look into the future.
Rather dangerous things for a thoughtful scribbler to touch on rashly!
My age and the dress I wear may be my guarantees that I do not speak idly nor rashly.'
late 14c., "nimble, quick, vigorous" (early 14c. as a surname), a Scottish and northern word, perhaps from Old English -ræsc (cf. ligræsc "flash of lightning") or one of its Germanic cognates, from Proto-Germanic *raskuz (cf. Middle Low German rasch, Middle Dutch rasc "quick, swift," German rasch "quick, fast"). Related to Old English horsc "quick-witted." Sense of "reckless, impetuous, heedless of consequences" is attested from c.1500. Related: Rashly; rashness.
"eruption of small red spots on skin," 1709, perhaps from French rache "a sore" (Old French rasche "rash, scurf"), from Vulgar Latin *rasicare "to scrape" (also source of Old Provençal rascar, Spanish rascar "to scrape, scratch," Italian raschina "itch"), from Latin rasus "scraped," past participle of radere "to scrape" (see raze). The connecting notion would be of itching. Figurative sense of "any sudden outbreak or proliferation" first recorded 1820.
A skin eruption.