(n.) ill will, hatred, hostility (John and Scott have clearly not forgiven each other, because the enmity between them is obvious to anyone in the presence.)
Verb: Admit as acceptable or possible.
Noun: A person's face or facial expression
to cause something to happen; to bring about quickly or suddenly
reckless; rash; acting hastily or umpulsively
"The situation had precipitated to a point that if action had not been taken then it would have been a free fall for the government."