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Hasten vs. Hasty

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Hastenverb

(intransitive) To move or act in a quick fashion.

Hastyadjective

Acting in haste; being too hurried or quick

‘Without much thinking about it they made a hasty decision to buy it.’;

Hastenverb

(transitive) To make someone speed up or make something happen quicker.

Hastyadjective

Involving haste; done, made, etc., in haste; as, a hasty retreat; a hasty sketch.

Hastenverb

(transitive) To cause some scheduled event to happen earlier.

Hastyadjective

Demanding haste or immediate action.

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Hastenverb

To press; to drive or urge forward; to push on; to precipitate; to accelerate the movement of; to expedite; to hurry.

‘I would hasten my escape from the windy storm.’;

Hastyadjective

Moving or acting with haste or in a hurry; hurrying; hence, acting without deliberation; precipitate; rash; easily excited; eager.

‘Seest thou a man that is hasty in his words? There is more hope of a fool than of him.’; ‘The hasty multitudeAdmiring entered.’; ‘Be not hasty to go out of his sight.’;

Hastenverb

To move with celerity; to be rapid in motion; to act speedily or quickly; to go quickly.

‘I hastened to the spot whence the noise came.’;

Hastyadjective

Made or reached without deliberation or due caution; as, a hasty conjecture, inference, conclusion, etc., a hasty resolution.

Hastenverb

act or move at high speed;

‘We have to rush!’; ‘hurry--it's late!’;

Hastyadjective

Proceeding from, or indicating, a quick temper.

‘Take no unkindness of his hasty words.’;

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Hastenverb

step on it;

‘He rushed down the hall to receive his guests’; ‘The cars raced down the street’;

Hastyadjective

Forward; early; first ripe.

Hastenverb

speed up the progress of; facilitate;

‘This should expedite the process’;

Hastyadjective

excessively quick;

‘made a hasty exit’; ‘a headlong rush to sell’;

Hastenverb

cause to occur rapidly;

‘the infection precipitated a high fever and allergic reactions’;

Hastyadjective

done with very great haste and without due deliberation;

‘hasty marriage seldom proveth well’; ‘hasty makeshifts take the place of planning’; ‘rejected what was regarded as an overhasty plan for reconversion’; ‘wondered whether they had been rather precipitate in deposing the king’;

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