Synonyms of hastily in English:
1 Meg retreated hastily as the blades began to rotate
quickly, hurriedly, in a hurry, fast, swiftly, rapidly, speedily, briskly, expeditiously, without delay, post-haste, at high speed, at full speed, with all speed, at full tilt, at the speed of light, as fast as possible, with all possible haste, like a whirlwind, like an arrow from a bow, at breakneck speed, as fast as one's legs can carry one, at a run, at a gallop, hotfoot, on the double;
informaldouble quick, in double quick time, p.d.q. (pretty damn quick), nippily, like (greased) lightning, hell for leather, like mad, like crazy, like blazes, like the wind, like a bomb, like nobody's business, like a scalded cat, like the deuce, a mile a minute, like a bat out of hell, at warp speed
North American informallickety-split
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