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expedite

  

      vb   tr  
1    to hasten the progress of; hasten or assist  
2    to do or process (something, such as business matters) with speed and efficiency  
3    Rare   to dispatch (documents, messages, etc.)  
      adj  
Obsolete  
4    unimpeded or prompt; expeditious  
5    alert or prepared  
     (C17: from Latin expedire, literally: to free the feet (as from a snare), hence, liberate, from ex-1 + pes foot)  
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expedite

  
  
accelerate, advance, assist, dispatch, facilitate, forward, hasten, hurry, precipitate, press, promote, quicken, rush, speed (up), urge  
  
Antonyms     
   block, curb, decelerate, delay, handicap, hold up, obstruct, restrict, slow up or down  

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