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  • adjective comparative form of hasty: more hasty


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  • Its plan to appeal so quickly is partly designed to pressure Boeing to file a hastier, and thus potentially weaker, appeal than it might otherwise have prepared, said people familiar with the EU's thinking.

    EU Plans Tactical Appeal in Boeing Case

  • No hastier retreat was ever beaten, and I took away with me the haunting image of the bland expressions and the horribly pallid complexions of the people staring at us through the chained door, their eyes piercing through you, their skin so white and deathly.


  • 'Generosity' is a slimmer, hastier, more crowd-pleasing book than anything Powers has yet written.

    Old Media Monday: Reviewing the Reviewers

  • Holland undertook a hastier toilet as he passed through the kitchen garden, rinsing his hands at the well.

    The Blackstone Key

  • A special train was already waiting at the station, along with his personal Douglas DC-3 and three other planes in case he had to make an even hastier exit.

    Stalin’s Tipping Point

  • The father, with a hastier step, pursues his way to the coach.

    Dombey and Son

  • I must however own, that the reasons which I had to offer against taking your advice were so obvious, that I thought you would have seen them yourself, and been determined by them, against your own hastier counsel. —

    Clarissa Harlowe

  • For I am sure Mador is an hot knight when he is enchafed, for the more ye suffer him the hastier will he be to battle.

    Le Morte d'Arthur: Sir Thomas Malory's book of King Arthur and of his noble knights of the Round table

  • Presently, after many hasty snatches into the fire, and still hastier withdrawals of his fingers (whereby he seemed to be scorching them badly), he at last succeeded in drawing out the biscuit; then blowing off the heat and ashes a little, he made a polite offer of it to the little negro.

    Moby Dick; or the Whale

  • But the work here had been hastier, the colors layered with less subtlety.

    In a Strange City


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