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Meaning of HASTILY

Pronunciation:  h'eystulee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adv]  in a hurried or hasty manner; "the way they buried him so hurriedly was disgraceful"; "hastily, he scanned the headlines"; "sold in haste and at a sacrifice"
 

HASTILY is a 7 letter word that starts with H.

 

 Synonyms: hurriedly, in haste
 
 Antonyms: unhurriedly
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Has"ti*ly\, adv. [From {Hasty}.]
1. In haste; with speed or quickness; speedily; nimbly.

2. Without due reflection; precipitately; rashly.

         We hastily engaged in the war.        --Swift.

3. Passionately; impatiently. --Shak.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
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