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fes·ti·nate

 (fĕs′tə-nĭt)
adj.
Hasty.
intr.v. (-nāt′) fes·ti·nat·ed, fes·ti·nat·ing, fes·ti·nates
To hasten.

[Latin festinātus, past participle of festināre, to hasten.]

fes′ti·nate·ly adv.
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festinate

(ˈfɛstɪˌneɪt)
vb (intr)
to hurry, hasten
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fes•ti•nate

(v. ˈfɛs təˌneɪt; adj. -ˌneɪt, -nɪt)

v. -nat•ed, -nat•ing,
adj. v.t., v.i.
1. to hurry; hasten.
adj.
2. hurried; hasty.
[1595–1605; < Latin festināre to hurry; see -ate1]
fes′ti•nate`ly, adv.
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festinate

, festination - If something is hasty or hurried, it is festinate, and to festinate is to walk fast, make haste; festination is "haste, speed."
See also related terms for hasty.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.festinate - act or move at high speed; "We have to rush!"; "hurry--it's late!"
act, move - perform an action, or work out or perform (an action); "think before you act"; "We must move quickly"; "The governor should act on the new energy bill"; "The nanny acted quickly by grabbing the toddler and covering him with a wet towel"
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festinate

verb
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