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Definition of 'hasten'

Verb

  1. act or move at high speed; "We have to rush!"; "hurry--it's late!"
       Synonyms: rush hurry look sharp festinate
  2. step on it; "He rushed down the hall to receive his guests"; "The cars raced down the street"
       Synonyms: rush hotfoot hie speed race pelt along rush along cannonball along bucket along belt along
       Antonyms: linger dawdle
  3. speed up the progress of; facilitate; "This should expedite the process"
       Synonyms: expedite
  4. cause to occur rapidly; "the infection precipitated a high fever and allergic reactions"
       Synonyms: induce stimulate rush


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