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quickly

adverb

at a fast speed

fast

adverb

quickly

rapid

adjective

happening, moving, or acting quickly

hasty

adjective

done in a hurry because you do not have much time

hurried

adjective

done quickly, because you do not have enough time

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

very quickly

like a shot

immediately and very quickly

frenetic

adjective

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

in the twinkling of an eye

very quickly

like mad

very quickly and with great effort

pre-cation

a paid holiday given to a new employee before they start their job

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