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festinate

[verb fes-tuh-neyt; adjective fes-tuh-neyt, -nit] /verb ˈfɛs təˌneɪt; adjective ˈfɛs təˌneɪt, -nɪt/
verb (used with or without object), festinated, festinating.
1.
to hurry; hasten.
adjective
2.
Origin of festinate
1595-1605
1595-1605; < Latin festīnātus hurried, past participle of festināre; see -ate1
Related forms
festinately, adverb
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  • Give enlargement to the swain--bring him festinately hither.

    Miles Wallingford James Fenimore Cooper

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