Has"ten (?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Hastened (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Hastening (?).]

To press; to drive or urge forward; to push on; to precipitate; to accelerate the movement of; to expedite; to hurry.

I would hasten my escape from the windy storm. Ps. lv. 8.

 

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Has"ten, v. i.

To move celerity; to be rapid in motion; to act speedily or quickly; to go quickly.

I hastened to the spot whence the noise came. D Foe.

 

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