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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR HASTENED

We hastened on, and to our delight found one of the best springs in the colony.

He then hastened back to his gin, whom he had left five miles off.

The moment her husband was gone, his mother rose and hastened to her son!

She hastened to point out the other side of the matter, the insecurity of it, the disgrace.

He ordered them about like children, and they hastened to do his will.

Seizing the lamp from the hearth, she hastened to the window that overlooked the street-door.

Wiseli hastened into the room, and went to her mother's side.

The colonel threw his cloak about his shoulders, and hastened down to the carpenter's.

"Not that, by any means, good lady," Andrew hastened to answer.

He took the straight road to her, and hastened on the way to her.

WORD ORIGIN

1560s, extended form of haste (v.) with -en (1). Related: Hastened; hastening.

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