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See definition of hastening on Dictionary.com
  • as inhurrying
  • as inracing
  • as inrushing
  • as inacceleration

synonyms for hastening

  • darting
  • dashing
  • expediting
  • flying
  • propelling
  • racing
  • running
  • rushing
  • scurrying
  • speeding
  • darting
  • dashing
  • fast
  • flying
  • galloping
  • hurrying
  • running
  • rushing
  • sailing
  • swift
  • tearing
  • whisking
  • whizzing
  • zooming
  • speedy
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antonyms for hastening

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  • crawling
  • creeping
  • slow
  • crawling
  • creeping
    • slowing
    • deceleration
    • deferral
    • hindrance
    • retardation
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    How to use hastening in a sentence

    If the EUA is granted, the vaccine will be the third authorized for use in the US against the pandemic coronavirus, likely boosting the vaccine supply in the coming months and helping to hasten immunization country-wide.
    FDA NOW REVIEWING A THIRD COVID VACCINE MADE BY JOHNSON & JOHNSONBETH MOLEFEBRUARY 5, 2021ARS TECHNICA
    Anselme, thus enjoined, lent an unwonted alacrity to his movements, waddling grotesquely like a hastening waterfowl.
    ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
    One evening, rather more than a week after the marriage, Hedges had been on an errand to Calne, and was hastening home.
    ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
    He disappeared and she turned away with a sigh, to meet her uncle hastening towards her.
    THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
    Meanwhile young Englishmen of quality and fortune were hastening in crowds to Paris.
    THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND FROM THE ACCESSION OF JAMES II.THOMAS BABINGTON MACAULAY
    I stood looking on, determined to let him have his course; he was only hastening his own fate, and why should I prevent it?
    CONFESSIONS OF A THUGPHILIP MEADOWS TAYLOR
    He rapidly told them how things stood, and, hastening off, left them nearly as much agitated as himself.
    ERIC, OR LITTLE BY LITTLEFREDERIC W. FARRAR
    With an effort she emerged from the half-trance in which she had been, and smiled at a man hastening towards her.
    YOU NEVER KNOW YOUR LUCK, COMPLETEGILBERT PARKER
    She pointed to her father and her sisters, who were beckoning to them in the distance and hastening to come up with them.
    THE NABOBALPHONSE DAUDET
    Now, indeed, the events were hastening towards the end of the sad drama, the finis poloniae.
    FREDERICK CHOPIN AS A MAN AND MUSICIANFREDERICK NIECKS
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    OCTOBER 26, 1985
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    capacitor

    WORDS RELATED TO HASTENING

    • dispatch
    • expedition
    • hastening
    • hurrying
    • quickening
    • speeding up
    • spurring
    • stepping up
    • stimulation
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