Hasten
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Hasten [hey-suhn]

VERB

VERB

  • Be quick to do something.

  • To move or act in a hurry.

Example

“We had to hasten to file the report else we would miss the opportunity.”

“My mother asked me to hasten with the preparations.”

Synonyms

Accelerate, Expedite, Quicken, Step up, Rush, Scuttle, Trot

Antonyms

Decelerate, Dawdle, discourage, Slow down, Stand, Hinder, Retard

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