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Adjective: pell-mell  ,pel'mel
  1. With undue hurry and confusion
    "a pell-mell dash for the train";
    - helter-skelter
Adverb: pell-mell  ,pel'mel
  1. In a wild or reckless manner
    "running pell-mell up the stairs";
    - harum-scarum

See also: hurried

Encyclopedia: Pell-mell