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  • n  overly eager speed (and possible carelessness)
    he soon regretted his haste
  • n  the act of moving hurriedly and in a careless manner
    in his haste to leave he forgot his book
  • n  a condition of urgency making it necessary to hurry

  • With more than a quarter of its top policy posts yet to be filled, the Nixon Administration has been making haste slowlyvery slowlyin putting its stamp on the federal.
  • The spectacle of Saigon's best fighting men dangling from the skids-of helicopters in their haste to retreat clashed with Pentagon optimism about Vietnamization and the success of .
  • When World War I began, Marse Henry wrote: "We must not act either in haste or passion.
News & Articles

  • Family of Ramarley Graham Call Anew for New Grand Jury
    Graham's family calls for new charges against Officer Haste.
    June 17, 2013 - BET.com
  • Flash flood safety tips
    A flash flood and severe thunderstorm watch has been issued for Dauphin County by the National Weather Service (NWS), and Dauphin County Commissioners Jeff Haste, Mike Pries and George P. Hartwick, III are encouraging residents, particularly those near flood-prone areas, …
    June 13, 2013 - FOX 43 Harrisburg

  • Stewart Udall in Daily Beast
    If in our haste to 'progress,' the economics of ecology are disregarded by citizens and policymakers alike, the result will be an ugly America,Udall wrote in 1963. "We cannot afford an America where expedience tramples upon esthetics and...
  • Henry Paulson in USA Today
    If we do not correctly diagnose the causes, and instead act in haste to implement more rather than better regulations, we can do long-term harm,Paulson said in a speech in Simi Valley, Calif.
  • Wesley Snipes in FOXNews
    I look forward to clearing my name and resolving this issue post haste,Snipes said, wearing blue tinted glasses and a suit. "Thank you to all my fans, thank you for all the support from my family, and to my foes, thank you very much as...

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