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rapid-fire

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Definition of rapid-fire in English:

adjective

Another term for quick-fire.
Example sentences
  • Their names repeatedly crop up in the course of his rapid-fire patter.
  • A rapid-fire speaker in heavily accented English, the passionate French chef is never still.
  • Fogarty shoots off into a rapid-fire imaginary conversation between an agency executive and a newspaper ad sales person.

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