Hastening
Hasten Has"ten (h[=a]s"'n), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Hastened} (h[=a]s"'nd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Hastening} (h[=a]s"'n*[i^]ng).] To press; to drive or urge forward; to push on; to precipitate; to accelerate the movement of; to expedite; to hurry. [1913 Webster]

I would hasten my escape from the windy storm. --Ps. lv. 8. [1913 Webster]


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