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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Hasty  \Has"ty\,  a.  [Compar.  {Hastier};  superl.  {Hastiest}.] 
  [Akin  to  D.  haastig,  G.,  Sw.,  &  Dan.  hastig.  See  {Haste},  n.] 
  1.  Involving  haste;  done  made  etc.,  in  haste;  as  a  hasty 
  sketch. 
 
  2.  Demanding  haste  or  immediate  action  [R.]  --Chaucer. 
  ``Hasty  employment.''  --Shak. 
 
  3.  Moving  or  acting  with  haste  or  in  a  hurry;  hurrying; 
  hence  acting  without  deliberation;  precipitate;  rash; 
  easily  excited;  eager. 
 
  4.  Made  or  reached  without  deliberation  or  due  caution;  as  a 
  hasty  conjecture,  inference,  conclusion,  etc.,  a  hasty 
  resolution. 
 
  5.  Proceeding  from  or  indicating,  a  quick  temper. 
 
  Take  no  unkindness  of  his  hasty  words  --Shak. 
 
  6.  Forward;  early;  first  ripe.  [Obs.]  ``As  the  hasty  fruit 
  before  the  summer.''  --Is.  xxviii.  4. 




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