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expeditiously

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Expeditiously the Master of the House resumed his rending of the turkey.

"So expeditiously that it arrived the day before we left for Munich," remarked Hermann.

We use two half hogsheads at once, to prepare it expeditiously.

By the aid of my hives, this process may be most expeditiously performed.

Get out of the house as quietly and as expeditiously as you can.

Our goods were then expeditiously packed up, and we left the park.

And foreigners buried you expeditiously while speaking a strange tongue.

We all know that a navy cannot be raised as expeditiously as an army.

He did it so nimbly and expeditiously as to suggest a certain amount of experience.

But the transfer was made so skilfully and expeditiously that it was practically a surprise.

WORD ORIGIN

late 15c., expedycius "useful, fitting," from Latin expeditus "disengaged, ready, prompt," past participle of expidere (see expedite). Meaning "speedy" is from 1590s. Related: Expeditiously; expeditiousness.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR EXPEDITIOUSLY

busily

adverbactively; intently

fast-paced

adjectivechanging rapidly
  • apace
  • briskly
  • expeditiously
  • fast
  • fast-moving
  • hastily
  • hurriedly
  • promptly
  • quickly
  • rapidly
  • speedily
  • swiftly
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