With great speed or immediacy: she would go posthaste to England
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- The persons responsible ought to be prosecuted in the first instance, the deck must be removed post-haste and the destroyed vegetation replaced immediately.
- Or was she so strapped for time that she had to write it in post-haste and not even proof read it once.
- Our State and Federal Governments, intimidated by the medical fraternity's recent show of muscle, have scuttled new liability legislation through their parliaments post-haste.
Mid 16th century: from the direction “haste, post, haste,” formerly given on letters.
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