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synonyms for hairtrigger

  • agile
  • brisk
  • hot
  • nimble
  • quick
  • rapid
  • swift
  • accelerated
  • active
  • dashing
  • electric
  • flashing
  • fleet
  • fleeting
  • flying
  • hurried
  • racing
  • ready
  • snap
  • split-second
  • winged
  • PDQ
  • blue streak
  • breakneck
  • double-time
  • expeditious
  • expeditive
  • hasty
  • hypersonic
  • in a jiffy
  • in nothing flat
  • lickety split
  • like a bat out of hell
  • like all get out
  • like crazy
  • like mad
  • on the double
  • posthaste
  • presto
  • pronto
  • screamin'
  • snappy
  • speedball
  • supersonic
  • velocious

antonyms for hairtrigger

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  • clumsy
  • slow
  • dull
  • plodding
  • tardy
  • unhurried
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How to use hairtrigger in a sentence

What form of midsummer madness lay ahead of him depended now upon the hairtrigger of impulse.
KENNYLEONA DALRYMPLE
He left Leath Macha in an attitude of hairtrigger contemplation, apparently about to begin something at once.
KENNYLEONA DALRYMPLE
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