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To move something quickly - thesaurus

Synonyms

fling

verb

to move your body or part of your body quickly, and with a lot of force

skim

verb

to move quickly over the surface of something, or to make something do this

slide

verb

to move or put something somewhere quickly without anyone noticing

whisk

verb

to move someone or something very quickly

pop

verb

to move something quickly to a particular position

shove

verb

informal to move something, or to put it somewhere, quickly and carelessly

zip

verb

informal to move very quickly, or to make something move very quickly

whip

verb

to move something somewhere very fast

flick

verb

to make something move quickly and suddenly, especially with a quick movement of the hand

send someone/something flying

to make someone or something move quickly through the air by hitting them

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More synonyms

fling

verb

to send someone to a place, or to make them move quickly and with force

plunge

verb

to move quickly in an uncontrolled way, or to make someone or something move in this way

poke

verb

to quickly move part of your body somewhere

roust

verb

formal to make someone get up or move from somewhere quickly

shoot

verb

to move something quickly and suddenly

snap

verb

to quickly move something such as a light switch so that it makes a short sound, or to be moved quickly in this way

sweep

verb

to move or to carry something or someone away with a quick smooth movement

whisk

verb

to move something with a quick movement

zap

verb

informal to send or move something very quickly, or move in this way

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