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To move somewhere quickly - synonyms or related words

fly

verb

to move or go very quickly

hasten

verb

literary

to go somewhere in a hurry

speed

verb

to move quickly

dart

verb

to make a sudden quick movement somewhere

outpace

verb

to move faster than someone else

charge

verb

to move somewhere quickly and carelessly

be quick on your feet

to be able to walk or run fast

jump

verb

to move somewhere very suddenly

slip

verb

to go somewhere, especially quickly and quietly without people noticing you or stopping you

drift

verb

to be pushed along very slowly by the movement of air or water

bit rot

when electronic information is lost because the software or devices needed to read it are no longer available

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