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  • as infleet
  • as infast
  • as inon the double

synonyms for like greased lightning

  • speedy
  • barreling
  • brisk
  • fast
  • flying
  • rapid
  • screaming
  • swift
  • winged
  • agile
  • breakneck
  • expeditious
  • expeditive
  • hasty
  • in nothing flat
  • lively
  • mercurial
  • meteoric
  • nimble
  • nimble-footed
  • on the double
  • speedball
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antonyms for like greased lightning

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  • slow
  • sluggish
  • clumsy
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    How to use like greased lightning in a sentence

    May looked along at the dimpled grace, And then at the saint-like, fair old face, “How funny!”
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    The left heel followed like lightning, and the right paw also slipped, letting the bear again fall heavily on the ice below.
    THE GIANT OF THE NORTHR.M. BALLANTYNE
    His strong legs and his broad, spade-like feet helped to make him a fine swimmer.
    THE TALE OF GRANDFATHER MOLEARTHUR SCOTT BAILEY
    The wave-like movement of these animals is particularly graceful and cleverly done.
    WOMEN IN THE FINE ARTS, FROM THE SEVENTH CENTURY B.C. TO THE TWENTIETH CENTURY A.D.CLARA ERSKINE CLEMENT
    These dreamy, Madonna-like beauties are the result of the most severe and protracted study.
    WOMEN IN THE FINE ARTS, FROM THE SEVENTH CENTURY B.C. TO THE TWENTIETH CENTURY A.D.CLARA ERSKINE CLEMENT
    Rarely, sodium urate occurs in crystalline form—slender prisms, arranged in fan- or sheaf-like structures (Fig. 32).
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    The building, a mosque-like structure of considerable size, was situated in the midst of a grove of mango trees.
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    When rapidly deposited, as by artificial precipitation, triple phosphate often takes feathery, star- or leaf-like forms.
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    The individual prisms are usually slender, with one beveled, wedge-like end, but are sometimes needle-like.
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    Spite, however, of punishments and prohibitions the use of tobacco spread with the rapidity of lightning.
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    WORDS RELATED TO LIKE GREASED LIGHTNING

    • apace
    • chop-chop
    • expeditiously
    • flat-out
    • fleetly
    • full tilt
    • hastily
    • hurriedly
    • in a flash
    • in haste
    • in nothing flat
    • in short order
    • like a flash
    • like a shot
    • like greased lightning
    • like wildfire
    • posthaste
    • presto
    • promptly
    • pronto
    • quick
    • quickly
    • rapidly
    • soon
    • swift
    • swiftly
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