Synonyms for celerity
Antonyms for celerity
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Celerity, valor, endurance, they were his iridescent neck and tail feathers.
The pot-boy's movements resembled those of a tortoise in celerity.
I let them both go with a celerity which to this day astonishes my memory.
They marveled at the celerity with which the fort was put up.
He practised before a mirror and was satisfied with his celerity.
The celerity with which they pressed on their way, astonished the Europeans.
You will be pleased with the celerity, if not with the perfection, of our work.
As they were sure to be pursued, safety depended on celerity.
It was all done with the celerity and ease with which things are accomplished in dreams.
His bright eyes and the celerity of his movements testified to his hunger.
late 15c., from Old French celeritee (14c., Modern French célérité), from Latin celeritatem (nominative celeritas) "swiftness," from celer "swift," from possible PIE root *kel- "to drive, set in swift motion" (cf. Sanskrit carati "goes," Greek keles "fast horse or ship," keleuthos "journey, road," Lithuanian sulys "a gallop," Old High German scelo "stallion").
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