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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Hastily  \Has"ti*ly\,  adv  [From  {Hasty}.] 
  1.  In  haste;  with  speed  or  quickness;  speedily;  nimbly. 
 
  2.  Without  due  reflection;  precipitately;  rashly. 
 
  We  hastily  engaged  in  the  war.  --Swift. 
 
  3.  Passionately;  impatiently.  --Shak. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  hastily 
  adv  :  in  a  hurried  or  hasty  manner;  "the  way  they  buried  him  so 
  hurriedly  was  disgraceful";  "hastily,  he  scanned  the 
  headlines";  "sold  in  haste  and  at  a  sacrifice"  [syn:  {hurriedly}, 
  {in  haste}]  [ant:  {unhurriedly}] 




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