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
Example sentences from the Web for hasten
There was just a disabled senior citizen who had been hastened to her grave, and the press paid the matter scant attention.
When I asked whether the debate would bring any financial perks, Ham hastened to talk me down.The Bill Nye-Ken Ham Debate Was a Nightmare for Science|Michael Schulson|February 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Perhaps—though getting past Edward Snowden would have hastened this, too.
It's bad business, he hastened to add, but if that's what they want to do, the state should not be able to compel them otherwise.
He was sure nothing was out of line, he hastened to say, but “appearances matter.”Early Signs of General Petraeus’s Extramarital Affair|John Barry|November 11, 2012|DAILY BEAST
As he hastened up the little drive, his walk, usually so dignified and elastic, became a shamble.The Yellow House|E. Phillips Oppenheim
She hastened to that end of the car, followed by Bunny and Sue, who did not want to be left behind.Bunny Brown and His Sister Sue in the Sunny South|Laura Lee Hope
Burnside hastened in good faith his preparations for movement.Military Reminiscences of the Civil War V1|Jacob Dolson Cox
No doubt he knew the exact age of the man as well as I did, but it was not for him to have hastened his deposition.The Fixed Period|Anthony Trollope
Betty resumed her inspection of dresses, to determine which she should take, while Mollie hastened home.The Outdoor Girls at Ocean View|Laura Lee Hope