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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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Peace Offering had towed them along from the off, making haste up the stands' side rail under Paul Hanagan, and the seven-year-old looked booked for victory until the 11-8 favourite Tax Free burst out of the pack late on under Nicholls' son Adrian to nick it.
After stopping in a parking lot one day and exiting my truck, I noticed a very plump grass snake making haste on the ground right beneath my door.
After the initial flurry of speculation a few days ago, we're back to the usual Hawthorns pattern of making haste slowly.