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Synonyms of hastily in English:


  • 1 Meg retreated hastily
    quickly, hurriedly, fast, swiftly, rapidly, speedily, briskly, without delay, posthaste;
    with all speed, as fast as possible, at breakneck speed, at a run, on the double
    informalpretty damn quick, PDQ, like lightning, like greased lightning, like the wind, like a bat out of hell, lickety-split
  • 2 an agreement was hastily drawn up
    hurriedly, speedily, quickly;
    on the spur of the moment, prematurely
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