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1‘the court has the power to expedite the decree absolute’
speed up, accelerate, hurry, hasten, step up, quicken, precipitate, rush
advance, facilitate, ease, make easier, further, promote, aid, push through, push, give a push to, press, urge on, forward, boost, give a boost to, stimulate, spur on, help along, oil the wheels for, smooth the way for, clear a path for
accomplish quickly, achieve quickly, finish quickly, dispatch
informal dash off, make short work of
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.