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- adv. rapidly; with speed; fast
- adv. Very soon
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adv. Speedily; with haste or celerity; soon; without delay; quick.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Speedily; with haste or celerity.
- Soon; without delay.
- As if living; in a lifelike manner; to the life.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adv. without taking pains
- adv. with rapid movements
- adv. with little or no delay
"Bring her, quickly, _quickly_!" said Lydia to the doctor.
After about a minute however, her expression quickly changed.
The first order of business was selection of a chairman, a designation quickly conferred upon Hendrick Wright of Pennsylvania, a thirty-six-year-old former prosecutor and state legislator.
After some time we became aware of scuffling in the direction of the Via Sacra, on the opposite side of the crowd to where we were standing, and the word quickly went around that Bibulus had arrived with the three tribunes who were intending to veto the bill.
After a sunny morning, they move in quickly from the mountains, with heavy rain and lightning, and often end just as quickly as they came, leaving behind a glistening sunny late-day sky and frequent rainbows.
I laughed, but my expression quickly turned serious.
On a side note, if you brush your eyes over the title quickly, it says “Bringing Meaning To Twitter.”
Use of the term quickly spread to include all natural resources.
As the word quickly spread, a local church sent a crew of ten men to help out, including two of the ministers.
The American Psychological Association formally recognized PTSD in 1980, and the term quickly entered the popular imagination as a way of describing the suffering of veterans emotionally traumatized by what they had seen or done in Vietnam.