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While USTR’s profile heightened, Lighthizer largely avoided the limelight, knowing that upstaging his boss could hasten his exit.

“These results suggest cultivating awe enhances positive emotions that foster social connection and diminishes negative emotions that hasten decline,” the researchers concluded in their paper.

New seafloor maps reveal the first clear view of a system of channels that may be helping to hasten the demise of West Antarctica’s vulnerable Thwaites Glacier.

Biochemical changes from loneliness can accelerate the spread of cancer, hasten heart disease and Alzheimer’s, or simply drain the most vital among us of the will to go on.

If that makes male leopards change their migratory patterns permanently, it could hasten the animal’s decline even faster.

From Ozy

“This has got to be the oldest way in the human race to hasten death,” he said.

As I hasten to reassure these exasperated moms and dads, I had to be in the office anyway.

And his election would not hasten the Republican apocalypse.

But fluctuations of mere feet during its flood season could sustain the rise of empires, or hasten their fall.

And in the case of South Africa, the divestment effort helped hasten the demise of an evil regime.

By the second process, it is made to the advantage of the issuer of the notes to hasten their withdrawal himself.

Who he could not make out, except that it was a Kirton: and it prayed him to hasten down immediately.

Hasten the time, and remember the end, that they may declare thy wonderful works.

He had perhaps placed in her hand the weapon that should hasten his own defeat, stretch him bleeding on the sand.

Let them hasten and take up a lamentation for us: let our eyes shed tears, and our eyelids run down with waters.


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On this page you'll find 138 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to hasten, such as: accelerate, expedite, precipitate, quicken, step up, and urge.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.