Definition of Hastens

1. Verb. (third-person singular of hasten) ¹



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Definition of Hastens

1. hasten [v] - See also: hasten

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hastens

hastated
hastately
haste
haste makes waste
hasted
hasteful
hastely
hasten
hastened
hastener
hasteners
hastenest
hasteneth
hastening
hastenings
hastens (current term)
hastes
hastier
hastiest
hastile
hastily
hastiness
hastinesses
hasting
hastings
hastingsite
hastite
hastive
hasty

Literary usage of Hastens

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1. Elements of Machine Construction and Drawing: Or, Machine Drawing, with Some by Samuel Edward Warren (1895)
"Inside lap hastens the closure of the port before the piston, and thereby hastens compression• and retards the opening of the port behind the piston, ..."

2. The Poetical Works of John Dryden by John Dryden (1909)
"But now the goddess mother, mov'd with grief, And pierc'd with pity, hastens her relief. A branch of healing dittany she brought, Which in the Cretan fields ..."

3. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1882)
"Simple injections of pure water are often sufficient, but compound tincture of iodine, one part to four of water, is devoid of danger, and hastens recovery. ..."

4. History of the United Netherlands, from the Death of William the Silent to by John Lothrop Motley (1900)
"... Maurice hastens to its relief—A skirmish ensues, resulting in the discomfiture of the Spanish and Italian troops—Surrender of Hulst and Nimwegen—Close ..."

5. Collections by Minisink Valley Historical Society, Connecticut Historical Society (1882)
"Paul Wood- bridge brings us the News of Brother's being extreamly sick.1 His eldest Son hastens to Salem, and got thither ..."

6. The Library of American Biography by Jared Sparks (1837)
"Colonel Putnam opposes the Stamp Act. — Goes to Mississippi River to select Lands. — His Intimacy with the British Officers in Boston. — hastens to the Army ..."

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