Examples of hastily in a Sentence
the hastily put together report contained a lot of errors
the congresswoman hastily made her way towards the waiting elevator
Recent Examples of hastily from the Web
Never smart to act hastily or clustering housing within one or two areas of our city.
That's tough to argue against after reading the motion Simpson and Councilman Wendell Young hastily put together Monday morning ahead of a committee meeting to vote on the project.
The change may have been made hastily, as another section of the release still contains the August 4 date.
In an unrelated story, my beloved grill is currently on the sidewalk in front of my house with a gigantic FREE sign taped hastily onto its cover.
KABUL, Afghanistan — During nearly two months of de facto exile in Turkey, Afghanistan’s embattled vice president, Gen. Abdul Rashid Dostum, hastily formed a new coalition of the discontented.
There was no meeting set up before Blake hastily cancelled his interviews and re-upped with the Clippers.
The building lies in the middle of a 40-acre campus in the mountains above Santa Fe hastily built during World War II to coordinate the construction of the two nuclear bombs used in Japan.
The name of the copyist was a student of Ibn Hajar’s, who had hastily scrawled the work down after hearing it aloud from the mouth of the author himself.
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First Known Use of hastily
Synonymscursorily, headlong, hotfoot, hurriedly, pell-mell, precipitately, precipitously, rashly, on the spur of the moment
Related Wordsheadfirst, headily, hotheadedly, impatiently, impetuously, impulsively, recklessly, thoughtlessly; automatically, glancingly, haphazardly; impromptu, spontaneously; abruptly, suddenly; offhand, offhandedly
Near Antonymscalculatingly, circumspectly, designedly; falteringly, haltingly, hesitantly, hesitatingly, tentatively; leisurely, slowly
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