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hasten

verb  /ˈheɪ·sən/ us  
to hurry, or to make something go or happen faster: [+ to infinitive] They didn’t get what they were after – thanks to you, I hasten to add. [T] To hasten softening, place the cream cheese in the oven for a few minutes.
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