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To hurry, or to make someone hurry - synonyms or related words

hurry

verb

to make someone do something or move somewhere more quickly

rush

verb

to hurry in order to get somewhere very quickly

dash

verb

to run or go somewhere very quickly because you are in a hurry

hustle

verb

to make someone go quickly where you want them to go, or to make them do what you want them to do

scramble

verb

to hurry or try very hard to get something, often competing with other people

scurry

verb

to hurry to do something or to get something

rush

verb

to try to make someone hurry

hasten

verb

literary

to go somewhere in a hurry

chase

verb

informal

to do something in a hurry

be quick

to hurry

nanodegree

a course of study which is much shorter than a university course and focuses on the skills you need for a job, especially computer-related skills

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hypocaust

an ancient Roman system of underfloor heating, used to heat houses with hot air; from the Latin 'hypocaustum'

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