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  • as inagile
  • as inquick
  • as inquick-witted
  • as inspry

synonyms for quick on the draw

  • athletic
  • buoyant
  • energetic
  • frisky
  • limber
  • lithe
  • lively
  • quick
  • rapid
  • sharp
  • spirited
  • sprightly
  • supple
  • active
  • acute
  • alert
  • brisk
  • bustling
  • clever
  • dexterous
  • easy-moving
  • fleet
  • mercurial
  • prompt
  • quick on the trigger
  • quick-witted
  • ready
  • sportive
  • spright
  • spry
  • stirring
  • swift
  • twinkle toes
  • vigorous
  • vivacious
  • winged
  • zippy

antonyms for quick on the draw

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  • apathetic
  • depressed
  • dispirited
  • down
  • dull
  • ignorant
  • inactive
  • lazy
  • lethargic
  • lifeless
  • rigid
  • slow
  • sluggish
  • stiff
  • stupid
  • brittle
  • clumsy
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How to use quick on the draw in a sentence

Before he could finish the sentence the Hole-keeper said snappishly, "Well, drop out again—quick!"
DAVY AND THE GOBLINCHARLES E. CARRYL
Sleek finds it far harder work than fortune-making; but he pursues his Will-o'-the-Wisp with untiring energy.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
It was one of those long moments that makes a fellow draw his breath sharp when he thinks about it afterward.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
His enemies in the cabinet were quick to perceive when their devices had taken effect on the King and Queen.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
Instead of writing slander and flat blasphemy, they propose to draw it, and not draw it mild.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
I've tried to teach lots of folks; an' sum learns quick, an' some don't never learn; it's jest 's 't strikes 'em.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
It seems hardly possible to draw a more graphic picture of the blessings diffused by the balmy plant, than that just given.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
Bernard uttered a quick exclamation, but Angela checked him with a glance, and Gordon looked from one of them to the other.
CONFIDENCEHENRY JAMES
You never know when you are going to stumble upon a jewel in the most out-of-the-way corner.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
I only draw your attention to the facts; which have been sufficiently patent to the world, whatever Lord Hartledon may think.
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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