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prae-festīno , āvi, ātum, 1, v. a.
I. To hasten before the time, to hasten too much (rare; “not in Cic. or Cæs.): praefestinare praeloqui,Plaut. Rud. 1, 2, 31: sciscere, quae sit causa, Afran. ap. Charis. p. 186 P. (Com. Rel. p. 182 Rib.): “ne deficere praefestinarent,Liv. 23, 14 fin.: “praefestinatum opus,Col. 11, 2, 3.—
II. To hasten past: “sinum,Tac. A. 5, 10.
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    • Plautus, Rudens, 1.2
    • Tacitus, Annales, 5.10
    • Livy, The History of Rome, Book 23, 14
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