festinately
adverb see festinate II

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Festinately — Festinate Fes ti*nate, a. [L. festinatus, p. p. of festinare to hasten.] Hasty; hurried. [Obs.] {Fes ti*nate*ly}, adv. [Obs.] Shak. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • festinately — See festinate. * * * …   Universalium

  • festinately — fes·ti·nate·ly …   English syllables

  • festinately — adverb see festinate I * * * fesˈtinately adverb (Shakespeare) • • • Main Entry: ↑festinate …   Useful english dictionary

  • festinate — festinately, adv. v. /fes teuh nayt /; adj. /fes teuh nayt , nit/, v., festinated, festinating, adj. v.t., v.i. 1. to hurry; hasten. adj. 2. hurried. [1595 1605; < L festinatus hurried, ptp. of festinare; see ATE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • festinate — I. verb ( nated; nating) Date: 1596 hasten II. adjective Etymology: Latin festinatus, past participle of festinare to hasten; perhaps akin to Middle Irish bras forceful, Welsh brys haste Date: 1605 hasty < a most …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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