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hasten

verb uk   /ˈheɪ.sən/ formal us  
[T] to make something happen sooner or more quickly: There is little doubt that poor medical treatment hastened her death. These recent poor results have hastened the manager's departure. [+ to infinitive] If you hasten to do something, you quickly do it: The president hastened to reassure his people that he was in perfect health. [+ to infinitive] If you hasten to say something, you want to make it clear: It was an unfortunate decision and I hasten to say it had nothing to do with me. "People around here dress so badly - except you, Justin," she hastened to add.
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