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Definition of Hasten

Hasten

  1. To press; to drive or urge forward; to push on; to precipitate; to accelerate the movement of; to expedite; to hurry.
  2. To move celerity; to be rapid in motion; to act speedily or quickly; to go quickly.

Hasten Quotations

What does love look like? It has the hands to help others. It has the feet to hasten to the poor and needy. It has eyes to see misery and want. It has the ears to hear the sighs and sorrows of men. That is what love looks like.
Saint Augustine

Like as the waves make towards the pebbl'd shore, so do our minutes, hasten to their end.
William Shakespeare

The apathy of the people is enough to make every statue leap from its pedestal and hasten the resurrection of the dead.
William Lloyd Garrison

At times it is folly to hasten at other times, to delay. The wise do everything in its proper time.
Ovid

The phenomenon develops calmly, but it is invisible, unstoppable. One feels, one sees it born and grow steadily; and it is not in one's power to either hasten or slow it down.
Leon Foucault
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Hasten Translations

hasten in French is accourez, empressent, empressons, accourent
hasten in German is beeilen
hasten in Latin is vado, accelero, contendo
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