- v. present participle of hasten.
- n. The act of speeding up; a growing faster.
“Although its avowed purpose was to bring together the feuding revolutionary factions, it only succeeded in hastening the final split.”
“The Earth is indisputably getting warmer overall, and human activity is definitely playing a part in hastening that warming trend.”
“The emergent right to receive medical assistance in hastening one's death [is an] inevitable consequence of changes in the causes of death, advances in medical science, and the development of new technologies.”
“It was the Prince, hastening from the palace with an expression half of anger half of sorrowful reproach on his face.”
“These terrible warnings were sure to have the desired effect; for, with their eyes open wider than ever, they were not long in hastening their steps.”
“Some who had nothing but their manual labor to give would spend a great part of the night in hastening to complete their self-imposed task before the early dawn; others might find their hearts constrained by silent meditations on their beds to open their coffers and give a part of their hoarded treasure to the pious object.”
“England in hastening to invest with the character of belligerents those who had not when so proclaimed a single vessel of their own to show floating.”
“A nurse has been suspended for what authorities are calling hastening the death of one or more critically ill patients.”
“If Ferrier's letter had never been written, if Frank's gift had never been despatched, it may be doubted whether Agnes would have done what we now find her doing -- hastening, that is, on her way to make Ferrier's dream come true.”
“Meantime the fleet of ships had drawn nearer, and though she more than once entertained the idea of hastening after Wagner to implore him to accompany her whithersoever those vessels were bound, or at least to part with the embrace of tenderness, yet her fear lest the ships might sail past without touching at the island, predominated over her softer feelings.”
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