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  • verb Third-person singular simple present indicative form of hasten.

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Examples

  • Few facts are more firmly established than that the milky juice softens — in other words hastens the decomposition of — flesh.

    The Confessions of a Beachcomber

  • Few facts are more firmly established than that the milky juice softens -- in other words hastens the decomposition of -- flesh.

    Confessions of a Beachcomber

  • He hastens to oblige me and plays the willing maid until, swiftly, we are both decently clad and on our way.

    Secret History of Elizabeth Tudor, Vampire Slayer

  • Obstructing health care reform hastens their demise. jane

    GOP senator blasts Dems health care proposals

  • Ms. Jurado, for her part, admits that she is "grateful" and "full of pride," although she hastens to add that this distinction, while welcome, is only incidental to her creation, which has earned the favor of two successive directors of the theater Antonio Moral, who first commissioned it, and Gerard Mortier, under whose tenure it has debuted and comes on the heels of a flurry of activity from the young composer.

    Pilar Jurado's Blank Page

  • Ms. Moran hastens to add that she has no relationship to Col.

    The Case of the Sherlock Convention

  • While bullish now on the economy, Lady Dracula hastens to point out it's too soon to uncork a fresh bottle of champagne, given her two biggest long-term concerns: the question of whether the economy will be able to grow without extraordinary government support and the additional uncertainty of whether there are sufficient buyers of U.S. treasuries at low yields.

    Dan Dorfman: Lady Dracula Sees Gobs Of New Jobs

  • "This delay hastens the crisis that is bringing USPS to the brink of collapse," Mr. Issa said in statement.

    Post Office, Senators Reach Deal

  • While bullish now on the economy, Lady Dracula hastens to point out it's too soon to uncork a fresh bottle of champagne, given her two biggest long-term concerns: the question of whether the economy will be able to grow without extraordinary government support and the additional uncertainty of whether there are sufficient buyers of U.S. treasuries at low yields.

    Dan Dorfman: Lady Dracula Sees Gobs Of New Jobs

  • Harvard University economist Jeffrey Frankel said that "this hastens a multicurrency world, but this is just one of 100 steps along the way."

    Tokyo and Beijing Agree on Currency Pact

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