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haste

noun acceleration, alacrity, briskness, celerity, dash, dispatch, eagerness to act quickly, expedition, festinatio, flurry, frenzy, hurriedness, hurry, hustle, inability to wait, precipitance, precipitancy, precipitousness, properantia, properatio, rapidity, rashness, rush, speed, swiftness, urgency, velocity
Associated concepts: speedy trial
Foreign phrases: Festinatio justitiae est noverca infortunii.The hastening of justice is the stepmother of misfortune.
See also: dispatch
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Only two wickets fell between lunch and tea for 142 runs as Foster, ten Doeschate and Pettini made haste.
Put in to bat after losing another key toss in their clash with bottom-of-the-table Southport Trinity at Smithy Lane, Dyer made haste while the rain held off, hitting 56 before feeling safe enough to declare with the Hall on 183-7 off just 40 overs.
But as they made haste for the shelter of the port, they found mountainous seas awaiting them.
SUSSEX made haste towards their second county championship title in four years on the back of a hundred from Mike Yardy at Trent Bridge yesterday.
SINCE you published the details of your opinion poll on the siting of the super-casino in Birmingham, many of your readers have made haste to put pen to paper, pointing out that "only" 3,400 readers responded.
The bold Harry then made haste to lift the Supreme Novices' Hurdle at Cheltenham but sadly did not race again.
The executioner-boatmen then broke or removed the planks and made haste to jump into boats that were alongside, while the victims helplessly watched the water rise above them.
The time of the year made haste away, and Sir Francis to follow it either made more haste than needed, or at least seemed to make more than really he did.
As soon as we moved to our Ozark farm I made haste to acquire information about raising them.
CINCINNATI -- Optimistic options traders made haste for Micron Technology, Inc.
Sussex made haste towards a second county championship title in four years after Mike Yardy scored 119 against Nottinghamshire at Trent Bridge yesterday on the first day of the final round of matches.