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Synonyms of quickly in English:


  • 1 he began to walk quickly
    fast, swiftly, rapidly, speedily, at high speed, with all speed, at (full) speed, at the speed of light, at full tilt, as fast as one's legs can carry one, at a gallop, briskly, at the double, post-haste, with all possible haste, like a whirlwind, like an arrow from a bow, at breakneck speed, expeditiously, madly, hotfoot, with dispatch
    North American informal lickety-split
    literary apace
    [Antonyms] slowly
  • 2 sensing her discomfort, he quickly went on the apartments were sold quite quickly
    soon, soon after, promptly, early;
    North American  momentarily
    archaic straight, instanter
  • 3 he calmed the animal and quickly inspected it
    briefly, fleetingly, briskly;
    hastily, in haste, precipitately, hurriedly, in a hurry, cursorily, perfunctorily, superficially, desultorily
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