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festinate

[v. fes-tuh-neyt; adj. fes-tuh-neyt, -nit] /v. ˈfɛs təˌneɪt; adj. ˈfɛs təˌneɪt, -nɪt/
verb (used with object), verb (used without object), festinated, festinating.
1.
to hurry; hasten.
adjective
2.
Origin
1595-1605
1595-1605; < Latin festīnātus hurried, past participle of festināre; see -ate1
Related forms
festinately, adverb
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