OTHER WORDS FROM hastenhas·ten·er, nounouthasten, verb (used with object)o·ver·has·ten, verbun·has·tened, adjective
How to use hasten in a sentence
If the EUA is granted, the vaccine will be the third authorized for use in the US against the pandemic coronavirus, likely boosting the vaccine supply in the coming months and helping to hasten immunization country-wide.FDA now reviewing a third COVID vaccine made by Johnson & Johnson|Beth Mole|February 5, 2021|Ars Technica
Hastening her decline has been a downturn in Brazil's economic fortunes.
I was hastening to the British national archives to immerse myself in old documents.‘Soldaten: Secret WWII Transcripts of German POWs’ by Soenke Neitzel & Harald Welzer|Sönke Neitzel, Harald Welzer|September 24, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Israel in PerilDavid Shulman, The New York Review of Books How the Jewish state is hastening its own demise.The Week’s Best Longreads: The Daily Beast Picks for May 18, 2012|David Sessions|May 18, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Literally every day seems to bring another announcement about studios hastening the release of major films, on DVD and on-demand.
And what would Brooks have Obama do if the road to “hastening” were paved with weeks of bloodshed?
Anselme, thus enjoined, lent an unwonted alacrity to his movements, waddling grotesquely like a hastening waterfowl.St. Martin's Summer|Rafael Sabatini
One evening, rather more than a week after the marriage, Hedges had been on an errand to Calne, and was hastening home.Elster's Folly|Mrs. Henry Wood
He disappeared and she turned away with a sigh, to meet her uncle hastening towards her.The Red Year|Louis Tracy
Meanwhile young Englishmen of quality and fortune were hastening in crowds to Paris.The History of England from the Accession of James II.|Thomas Babington Macaulay
I stood looking on, determined to let him have his course; he was only hastening his own fate, and why should I prevent it?Confessions of a Thug|Philip Meadows Taylor