swiftly adv

swiftly adv
"Yes, I have read Gulliver's Travels," said Tom swiftly.

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  • Swiftly — Swift ly, adv. In a swift manner; with quick motion or velocity; fleetly. Wyclif. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • swiftly — adv. Swiftly is used with these verbs: ↑act, ↑approach, ↑bend, ↑climb, ↑flow, ↑follow, ↑march, ↑pass, ↑react, ↑respond, ↑retreat, ↑walk …   Collocations dictionary

  • swiftly — / swift [adv] very fast apace, doublequick*, expeditiously, flat out*, fleetly, full tilt*, hastily, hurriedly, in no time*, posthaste, promptly, quick, quickly, rapidly, speedily, without losing time*, without warning*; concepts 588,799 Ant.… …   New thesaurus

  • swiftly — adv. Ps. cxlii. 7 …   Oldest English Words

  • swiftly — adv. quickly, speedily; immediately, hastily; expeditiously, promptly …   English contemporary dictionary

  • swiftly — adv 1. quickly, Sl. P.D.Q., speedily, fleetly, rapidly, hurriedly; promptly, instantly, expeditiously, straightaway, Sl. pronto, in a wink, in an instant, Inf. in a jiffy, in a trice, in a flash, double quick, Inf. like greased lightning, like a… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • Recht (Adv.) — 1. Alles, was recht ist. 2. Bat den enen recht es, es dem annern billig. – Woeste, 76. 3. Biss nit recht dran, so wend deinn rath. – Franck, II, 157a. 4. Dem geschiehet recht, der sich an Warnung nicht kehret. – Suringar, LI, 9. 5. Dem geschieht… …   Deutsches Sprichwörter-Lexikon

  • swift — swiftly, adv. swiftness, n. /swift/, adj., swifter, swiftest, adv., n. adj. 1. moving or capable of moving with great speed or velocity; fleet; rapid: a swift ship. 2. coming, happening, or performed quickly or without delay: a swift decision. 3 …   Universalium

  • swift — [[t]swɪ̱ft[/t]] swifter, swiftest, swifts 1) ADJ GRADED A swift event or process happens very quickly or without delay. Our task is to challenge the UN to make a swift decision... The police were swift to act. Syn: quick Derived words: swiftly… …   English dictionary

  • swift — adj., adv., & n. adj. 1 quick, rapid; soon coming or passing. 2 speedy, prompt (a swift response; was swift to act). adv. (archaic except in comb.) swiftly (swift moving). n. 1 any swift flying insect eating bird of the family Apodidae, with long …   Useful english dictionary

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