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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

One who hurries.

Usage examples (11)
  • Verb (used without object) : to hasten to a place
  • Verb (used with object) : to hasten someone from a room; to hasten the arrival of a happier time
  • Self-preservation is impossible; self-assertion is a challenge to the assertiveness of other selves, as well as a hastener of dissolution.
  • The United Kingdom was preparing to urge once more that a decision be reached at once when the South Africans forestalled this latest hastener by announcing their... for more
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