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Words used to describe fast movement - synonyms or related words

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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moonbow

a rainbow produced when water droplets in the air reflect light from the moon rather than the sun

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platform capitalism

a way of doing business that involves recruiting large numbers of people who work for themselves using the company's platform, as used by companies such as Uber, Deliveroo and the like

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