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Wordnet 3.0


1. in a hurried or hasty manner;
- Example: "the way they buried him so hurriedly was disgraceful"
- Example: "hastily, he scanned the headlines"
- Example: "sold in haste and at a sacrifice"
[syn: hurriedly, hastily, in haste]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Hastily \Has"ti*ly\ (h[=a]s"t[i^]*l[y^]), adv. [From Hasty.] 1. In haste; with speed or quickness; speedily; nimbly. [1913 Webster] 2. Without due reflection; precipitately; rashly. [1913 Webster] We hastily engaged in the war. --Swift. [1913 Webster] 3. Passionately; impatiently. --Shak. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

hastily adv 1: in a hurried or hasty manner; "the way they buried him so hurriedly was disgraceful"; "hastily, he scanned the headlines"; "sold in haste and at a sacrifice" [syn: hurriedly, hastily, in haste] [ant: unhurriedly]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

130 Moby Thesaurus words for "hastily": a corps perdu, abruptly, agilely, amain, apace, at flank speed, at half cock, at once, bang, by forced marches, carelessly, cursorily, dash, desperately, directly, double-quick, expeditiously, fast, feverishly, flat-out, furiously, hand over fist, hand over hand, happen what may, head over heels, headfirst, headforemost, headlong, heedlessly, heels over head, hell for leather, hell-bent, hell-bent for election, helter-skelter, holus-bolus, hotfoot, hotheadedly, hurriedly, hurry-scurry, immediately, impetuously, impulsively, in a flash, in a rush, in a wink, in double time, in double-quick time, in high, in high gear, in passing, in seven-league boots, incautiously, instantaneously, instantly, lickety-cut, lickety-split, like a flash, like a shot, like a thunderbolt, like crazy, like greased lightning, like mad, madly, nimbly, of a sudden, on short notice, on the double, on the run, overeagerly, overenthusiastically, overhastily, oversoon, overzealously, pell-mell, plop, plump, plunk, pop, post, posthaste, precipitantly, precipitately, precipitously, prematurely, promptly, pronto, quick, quickly, ramble-scramble, rapidly, rashly, recklessly, right away, sharp, slam-bang, slap, slap-bang, slapdash, smack, snappily, speedily, startlingly, sudden, suddenly, superficially, surprisingly, swiftly, thoughtlessly, too early, too soon, trippingly, unawares, under forced draft, unexpectedly, unpremeditatedly, unthinkingly, untimely, wantonly, whip and spur, wildly, with a rush, with all haste, with dispatch, with giant strides, with haste, with rapid strides, with speed, without delay, without notice, without warning