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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Hasten  \Has"ten\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Hastened};  p.  pr  &  vb 
  n.  {Hastening}.] 
  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.  --Ps. 
  lv  8. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  hastening 
  adj  :  proceeding  quickly  or  in  haste;  "to  hastening  ills  a  prey"- 
  Oliver  Goldsmith 
  n  :  changing  location  rapidly  [syn:  {speed},  {speeding},  {hurrying}] 




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