Haste


Haste
(Roget's Thesaurus)
<- N
PARAG:Haste->N
GRP: \\ N \\ 1
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ haste
haste
urgency
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ despatch
despatch
dispatch
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ acceleration
acceleration
spurt
spirt
forced march
rush
dash
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ velocity
velocity
&c. 274
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ precipitancy
precipitancy
precipitation
precipitousness
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ impetuosity
impetuosity
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ brusquerie
brusquerie
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ hurry
hurry
drive
scramble
bustle
fuss
fidget
flurry
flutter
splutter
PARAG:Haste->V
GRP: \\ V \\ 1
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ haste
haste
hasten
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ make haste
make haste
make a dash
&c.->N.
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ hurry on
hurry on
dash on
whip on
push on
press on
press forward
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ hurry
hurry
skurry
scuttle along
bundle on
dart to and fro
bustle
flutter
scramble
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ plunge
plunge
plunge headlong
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ dash off
dash off
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ rush
rush
&c.(violence) 173
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ express
express
GRP: \\ V \\ 2
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ bestir oneself
bestir oneself
&c.(be active) 682
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ lose no time
lose no time
lose not a moment
lose not an instant
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ make short work of
make short work of
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ make the best of one's time
make the best of one's time
make the best of one's way
GRP: \\ V \\ 3
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ be precipitate
be precipitate
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ jump at
jump at
be in haste
be in a hurry
&c.->N.
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ have no time
have no time
have not a moment to lose
have not a moment to spare
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ work against time
work against time
GRP: \\ V \\ 4
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ quicken
quicken
&c. 274
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ accelerate
accelerate
expedite
put on
precipitate
urge
whip
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ railroad
railroad
PARAG:Haste->Adj
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ hasty
hasty
hurried
brusque
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ scrambling
scrambling
cursory
precipitate
headlong
furious
boisterous
impetuous
hotheaded
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ feverish
feverish
fussy
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ pushing
pushing
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 2
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ in haste
in haste
in a hurry
&c.->N.
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ in hot haste
in hot haste
in all haste
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ breathless
breathless
pressed for time
hard pressed
urgent
PARAG:Haste->Adv
GRP: \\ Adv \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ with haste
with haste
with all haste
with breathless speed
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ in haste
in haste
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ apace
apace
&c.(swiftly) 274
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ amain
amain
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ all at once
all at once
&c.(instantaneously) 113
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ at short notice
at short notice
&c. immediately
&c.(early) 132
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ posthaste
posthaste
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ by cable
by cable
by express
by telegraph
by forced marches
GRP: \\ Adv \\ 2
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 2 \\ hastily
hastily
precipitately
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 2 \\ helter-skelter
helter-skelter
hurry-skurry
holus-bolus
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 2 \\ slapdash
slapdash
slap-bang
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 2 \\ full-tilt
full-tilt
full drive
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 2 \\ heels over head
heels over head
head and shoulders
headlong
a corps perdu
GRP: \\ Adv \\ 3
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 3 \\ by fits and starts
by fits and starts
by spurts
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 3 \\ hop skip and jump
hop skip and jump

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