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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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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.
Referring to himself respectfully in the first person plural, Murdoch was kind enough to intimate that "we will not quickly forget the courage of Tony Blair" but then made haste to emphasize that he also enjoys friendly relations with the new Tory leader, Michael Howard.
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.
Their efforts are bearing fruit and the success was plain to see as tens of thousands of conventioneers made haste to take in all that the city has to offer.
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.
But as they made haste for the shelter of the port, they found mountainous seas awaiting them.
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.
That was why my wife Jackie and I made haste slowly when choosing a range of fruit to plant in my new, sandy, coastal garden.
He said, ``We made haste to 9 Kelvin Road and were told on the way there someone could be inside.