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General words for speed

speed

noun

the rate at which someone or something moves

pace

noun

the speed at which something happens or is done

velocity

noun

the speed that something moves at in one direction

tempo

noun

the speed at which something happens

rate

noun

the speed at which something happens within a particular period of time

momentum

noun

the speed with which a moving object keeps moving or moves faster

pace

noun

the speed at which you move

stride

noun

the speed at which you walk or run

jog

noun

a slow steady speed

speed

noun

the rate at which a machine works

creep

used with other nouns to describe the unexpected and often unwanted effects of a particular situation or trend

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a woman in middle age who has to juggle caring for teenage children and ageing parents with a career

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