Thesaurus / breakneck

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Four of the Germans got away and raced across country at breakneck speed.

The Post of HonourRichard Wilson

Now a steep hill loomed up in front of him, and he rushed it at breakneck speed.

She kept the breakneck pace till she pulled up at the court entrance.

The Trail of ConflictEmilie Baker Loring

Fronklyn placed himself at the head of his men, with Deck near him, and they dashed into the pass at a breakneck speed.

In The SaddleOliver Optic

And so the men set out at breakneck speed, as if they were in a hundred yard's dash.

A Prisoner of MorroUpton Sinclair

His feet pounded on the stairs, taking him down the three floors to the street at a breakneck pace.

PursuitLester del Rey

God send, at least, it might be Marius who rode thus, at such a breakneck pace.

St. Martin's SummerRafael Sabatini

Mr. Schank said that he had lost many cows and bullocks, as well as sheep, from breakneck over the steep cliffs and precipices.

Observations to-day gave 81° 41′ 7″ north latitude, so we are not going at a breakneck speed.

Farthest NorthFridtjof Nansen

Anthony and the friar went at breakneck speed in the opposite direction to protect themselves by again joining the hunting party.

Strange Stories of the Great RiverAbbie Johnston Grosvenor

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