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Words used to describe fast movement - thesaurus

Synonyms

fast

adjective

able to move quickly

quick

adjective

able to move fast or do something fast

swift

adjective

moving quickly

speedy

adjective

happening very quickly

nimble

adjective

able to move quickly and easily

brisk

adjective

moving or acting quickly

high-speed

adjective

moving or operating very quickly

agile

adjective

able to move quickly and easily

deft

adjective

deft movements are made quickly and with skill

at full speed/tilt/pelt/throttle

as fast as possible

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More synonyms

against the clock

if you run, swim etc against the clock, you are running, swimming etc for a particular distance as fast as possible

at a run

at the speed that you move when you run

blistering

adjective

used for emphasizing the force or speed with which something is done

crisp

adjective

a crisp movement is quick and accurate

deft

adjective

moving quickly and with skill

fleet

adjective

literary able to move fast

flying

adjective

moving fast through the air as a result of an explosion or of being thrown

frenetic

adjective

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

furious

adjective

very fast

nippy

adjective

informalBritish able to run or move quickly

pacey

another spelling of pacy

pacy

adjective

British moving very fast, or full of action and excitement

runaway

adjective

a runaway vehicle or animal is moving fast without anyone controlling it

seething

adjective

moving around quickly

smart

adjective

a smart movement is quick and full of force or energy

speeding

adjective

moving very fast

speedy

adjective

capable of moving very fast

strong

adjective

moving at a high speed

subsonic

adjective

slower than the speed of sound

supersonic

adjective

faster than the speed of sound

winged

adjective

literary moving fast

zippy

adjective

informal able to move very quickly

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hygge

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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