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Synonyms

quickly

adverb

at a fast speed

fast

adverb

quickly

rapid

adjective

happening, moving, or acting quickly

hurried

adjective

done quickly, because you do not have enough time

hasty

adjective

done in a hurry because you do not have much time

like mad

very quickly and with great effort

urgent

adjective

used about things that are being done quickly in order to deal with a serious problem

in a flash/like a flash/quick as a flash

very quickly

frenetic

adjective

done very fast and with a lot of energy, often by someone who is in a hurry

like a shot

immediately and very quickly

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against time

if you do something against time, you have to do it quickly because you are not sure that you will have enough time to do it

a mile a minute

very quickly

apace

adverb

formal very quickly

as fast as your legs can carry you

at the quickest speed that you can run

at a fast/good clip

quickly

at a lick

very quickly

at a rate of knots

very quickly

at breakneck speed

very fast, especially in a way that is dangerous

(at) full pelt

moving as quickly as possible

before you can blink

very quickly

briefly

adverb

in a way that does not take much time or give many details

cracking

adjective

informal very fast

easily

adverb

more quickly or more often than is usual or normal

fast

adverb

over a short period of time

fast

adjective

doing or able to do something quickly

flat out

as quickly or with as much effort as possible

full bore

adverb

with as much speed or effort as possible

headlong

adjective

happening or done very quickly and without careful thought

headlong

adverb

mainly literary very quickly and without looking where you are going

hell for leather

very quickly, or with a lot of effort

helter-skelter

adjective

in a hurry and without planning or organization

in a jiffy

very quickly, or very soon

in a trice

very quickly

in haste

formal too quickly, without careful planning or thought

in/into high gear

working very fast or effectively

in less than no time

extremely quickly

in no time (at all)

very soon, or very quickly

in short order

quickly and without any problems

in the blink of an eye

within a very short period of time

in the twinkling of an eye

very quickly

in two shakes (of a lamb’s tail)

very quickly

lickety-split

adverb

Americaninformal very quickly

like a bat out of hell

extremely fast

like a (hot) knife through butter

very quickly or easily

like crazy/mad

happening or doing something in a very extreme, noticeable, or fast way

like (greased) lightning

very quickly

like hell

spoken with a lot of speed or effort

like nobody’s business

used for emphasizing that something happens very quickly, in very large quantities, or that someone does something very well

on the double

very quickly

on the fly

informal in a very quick and informal way

on the run

while you are busy or hurrying

overnight

adverb

in a very short time

pell-mell

adverb

in a quick and uncontrolled way

precipitate

adjective

formal done too quickly, and without enough thought or preparation

pronto

adverb

informal now, or very quickly

quick

adverb

spoken quickly

quick as a wink

very quickly

rapid-fire

adjective

rapid-fire words are said very quickly

rapid-fire

adjective

rapid-fire actions happen very quickly or within a short period of time

rushed

adjective

done in a hurry, especially in too much of a hurry

slapdash

adjective

doing something quickly and not carefully

smartish

adverb

Britishinformal very quickly

snap

adjective

decided or arranged very quickly, without much thought, preparation, or warning

someone/something will take/be a moment

someone or something will be very quick

with alacrity

quickly and with enthusiasm

with dispatch

as soon and as fast as possible

without ceremony

in a quick, informal, and sometimes impolite way

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a lifestyle focussing on simple pleasures such as comfort and cosiness in the home, and spending time with friends and family

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sofar

a form of location that involves the underwater detonation of a bomb which causes sound waves that are picked up by ships

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