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lightning speed

noun as in warp speed

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Example Sentences

He made whatever was going on his own, and with such lightning speed you stopped concentrating.

Republicans will fold with lightning speed after we go over the tax cliff on January 1.

China's New Tiger Women: Commerce and Culture Women in China are breaking barriers as they enter the workforce at lightning speed.

Despite the steep prices, tickets to the South Beach Wine & Food Festival (February 24-27, 2011) sell out at lightning speed.

Her hands moved with lightning speed as she wrapped herself in the elegant sheath.

Not far behind we heard the scream of a locomotive bearing down upon us at lightning speed.

Yet the Maid was having us arm her with lightning speed, and Bertrand had rushed off at the first word for her horse and ours.

It might afford at least a temporary concealment, and without staying to think further, he made for it at lightning speed.

Once at the top and a long slant lies beyond, down which they must go at lightning speed.

Relieved of so great a weight the balloon shot up with lightning speed.


On this page you'll find 5 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to lightning speed, such as: escape velocity, flash, greased lightning, and terminal velocity.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.