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
All of its houses were built hastily and economically, with wooden foundations rather than more substantial materials.
Pripyat, a town of nearly 50,000 residents hastily evacuated following the accident, is the most surreal stop of the tours, and the most Instagrammed.
Some calls were hastily made, to Councilwoman Maria Quinones-Sanchez, to an apologetic district Capt.
Red stickers were hastily applied to each copy— RUNAWAY BRIDE— and much ugliness followed.
In August, Feigin's lawyer, Caleb Mason, filed a sweeping motion assailing the prosecution's case as sloppily investigated and hastily charged.
Neighbors were hastily pulling out of driveways and making their way to safety.
Many hastily left from the locker room, probably to avoid saying something regretful.
His dramatic finish over the sliding Rochester goalkeeper was the equivalent of hastily slapping some scotch tape and newspaper on the match for Louisville City — an important result delivered in a somewhat sloppy package, but a gift nonetheless.
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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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