- Quickly or promptly: your claim will be dealt with as speedily as possibleMore example sentences
rapidly, swiftly, quickly, fast, post-haste, at (full) speed, at the speed of light, at full tilt, as fast as one's legs can carry one, at a gallop; promptly, immediately, briskly; hastily, hurriedly, precipitately• informal p.d.q. (pretty damn quick), double quick, at a lick, hell for leather, pronto, at the double, a mile a minute, like the wind, like a bomb, at warp speed, like a bat out of hell, like a scalded cat, like the deuce, like nobody's business, like (greased) lightning, like a madman/madwomanNorth American • informal lickety-split• literary apace
- Persistent young offenders were dealt with speedily, and victims were treated with proper consideration and given good support.
- I will press for the investigation to be conducted speedily.
- Aid workers said law-and-order must be speedily restored to avert a humanitarian disaster.