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

 

See Also: accelerate, speed up, speed, quicken

 

Hyponyms: barge, thrust ahead, push forward, tear, shoot, shoot down, charge, buck, dart, dash, scoot, scud, flash

 

Derivational Morphology: festination, haste, hastiness, hurry, hurriedness, precipitation, rush, rushing, rusher, induction, inducement, inducing, speed, velocity, swiftness, fastness, speeding, hurrying

 

Anagrams: Athens

 

 
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