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Festinate [FES-tuh-neyt]


-To hurry; hasten.


-Hurried; in a rushed fashion.

From the Latin verb “festīnāre” of the same meaning. Entered into English around 1600.

Used in a sentence:

“I implore you to stop lollygagging and festinate; they’ll be here within the hour!”

See also Absquatulate and Froonce.

Not to be confused with fenestrate.


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