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See definition of double-quick on Dictionary.com
  • as inswift
  • as inhastily
  • as inposthaste
  • as inswiftly
  • as inswiftly/swift
  • as indouble time

synonyms for double-quick

  • abrupt
  • expeditious
  • hasty
  • nimble
  • quick
  • rapid
  • speedy
  • sudden
  • unexpected
  • cracking
  • express
  • fleet
  • flying
  • precipitate
  • prompt
  • ready
  • screaming
  • short
  • spanking
  • alacritous
  • barrelling
  • breakneck
  • fleet-footed
  • headlong
  • hurried
  • in nothing flat
  • like crazy
  • like mad
  • on the double
  • pronto
  • shaking a leg
  • short-lived
  • snappy
  • speedball
  • supersonic
  • winged
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antonyms for double-quick

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  • delayed
  • expected
  • lazy
  • leisurely
  • slow
  • sluggish
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      How to use double-quick in a sentence

      Under the one-sixth they appear as slender, highly refractive fibers with double contour and, often, curled or split ends.
      A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
      Before he could finish the sentence the Hole-keeper said snappishly, "Well, drop out again—quick!"
      DAVY AND THE GOBLINCHARLES E. CARRYL
      In treble, second and fourth, the first change is a dodge behind; and the second time the treble leads, there's a double Bob.
      TINTINNALOGIA, OR, THE ART OF RINGINGRICHARD DUCKWORTH AND FABIAN STEDMAN
      All things are double, one against another, and he hath made nothing defective.
      THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
      The way was under a double row of tall trees, which met at the top and formed a green arch over our heads.
      MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
      The wretched young man persistently exercises his right of crying "Banco," and so practically going double or quits each time.
      THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
      His enemies in the cabinet were quick to perceive when their devices had taken effect on the King and Queen.
      THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
      Because Hartledon once had a flirtation with your daughter, does that give you leave to haunt him as if you were his double?
      ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
      I've tried to teach lots of folks; an' sum learns quick, an' some don't never learn; it's jest 's 't strikes 'em.
      RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
      Bernard uttered a quick exclamation, but Angela checked him with a glance, and Gordon looked from one of them to the other.
      CONFIDENCEHENRY JAMES
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      WORDS RELATED TO DOUBLE-QUICK

      • double march
      • double-quick
      • forced march
      • haste
      • slow jog
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