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double time

noun as in quick marching pace

adjective as in rapid

adverb as in rapidly

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Example Sentences

"Double time," the captain shouted, as Jahi and his tribesmen plunged through the bush at a pace too swift for even Peter Gross.

He marches in double time,—runs,—with an easy swinging stride which requires no effort on the part of the muscles of the body.

No explanation for the delay seemed necessary and the interrupted hike was presently doing double time over the fragrant by-paths.

If marching in double time, the command double time is omitted.

If at a halt, or if marching in quick time, the command double time precedes the command of execution.


On this page you'll find 156 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to double-time, such as: agile, brisk, hot, nimble, quick, and rapid.

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