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Synonyms of quickly in English:


  • 1 he walked quickly
    fast, swiftly, briskly, rapidly, speedily, at the speed of light, at full tilt, as fast as one's legs can carry one, at a gallop, on the double, posthaste
    informal pretty damn quick, PDQ, like lightning, like greased lightning, like mad, like blazes, like the wind, lickety-split, at warp speed
    literary apace
  • 2 you'd better leave quickly
    soon, promptly, early, momentarily
    informal like a shot, as soon as possible, ASAP, pronto, straight off
  • 3 he quickly inspected it
    briefly, fleetingly, briskly;
    hastily, hurriedly, cursorily, perfunctorily, superficially, desultorily
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