verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
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OTHER WORDS FROM hastenhas·ten·er, nounouthasten, verb (used with object)o·ver·has·ten, verbun·has·tened, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for hasten
While USTR’s profile heightened, Lighthizer largely avoided the limelight, knowing that upstaging his boss could hasten his exit.Robert Lighthizer Blew Up 60 Years of Trade Policy. Nobody Knows What Happens Next.|by Lydia DePillis|October 13, 2020|ProPublica
“These results suggest cultivating awe enhances positive emotions that foster social connection and diminishes negative emotions that hasten decline,” the researchers concluded in their paper.Regular doses of awe can do wonders for emotional health|Kat Eschner|September 22, 2020|Popular Science
New seafloor maps reveal the first clear view of a system of channels that may be helping to hasten the demise of West Antarctica’s vulnerable Thwaites Glacier.New maps show how warm water may reach Thwaites Glacier’s icy underbelly|Carolyn Gramling|September 9, 2020|Science News
Biochemical changes from loneliness can accelerate the spread of cancer, hasten heart disease and Alzheimer’s, or simply drain the most vital among us of the will to go on.Why do you feel lonely? Neuroscience is starting to find answers.|Amy Nordrum|September 4, 2020|MIT Technology Review
If that makes male leopards change their migratory patterns permanently, it could hasten the animal’s decline even faster.
“This has got to be the oldest way in the human race to hasten death,” he said.The Nurse Coaching People Through Death by Starvation|Nick Tabor|November 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
As I hasten to reassure these exasperated moms and dads, I had to be in the office anyway.
And his election would not hasten the Republican apocalypse.Thad Cochran Wins One for Sanity Over Tea Partier Chris McDaniel|Michael Tomasky|June 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But fluctuations of mere feet during its flood season could sustain the rise of empires, or hasten their fall.
The result was that “The sun stayed in the midst of heaven, and did not hasten to go down for about a whole day.”‘The Principle’: Geocentrism is What Real Biblical Literalism Looks Like|Karl W. Giberson|April 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Then Connie summoned her aunt by phone, and told her she must hasten home to help "get ready for the millionaire's son."Prudence Says So|Ethel Hueston
Fitzpatrick at once set out with all speed to hasten the coming convoy.The Story of the Trapper|A. C. Laut
Hasten back to your chief and tell him I will return soon—his daughter with me.Warrior of the Dawn|Howard Carleton Browne
"Let us hasten on, then;" and the troop set off at a gallop.The Pearl of the Andes|Gustave Aimard
In extenuation of this summary attempt I hasten to explain that its chief merit is its lack of originality.In Morocco|Edith Wharton