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See definition of quick on the trigger on Dictionary.com
  • as inapt
  • as inquick
  • as insharp
  • as inadroit
  • as inagile

synonyms for quick on the trigger

  • able
  • adept
  • intelligent
  • smart
  • astute
  • bright
  • clever
  • expert
  • gifted
  • ingenious
  • no dummy
  • nobody's fool
  • not born yesterday
  • prompt
  • quick on the uptake
  • ready
  • savvy
  • sharp
  • skilled
  • skillful
  • talented
  • teachable
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antonyms for quick on the trigger

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  • inept
  • stupid
  • unintelligent
  • disinclined
  • inapt
  • incapable
  • incorrect
  • unskilled
  • unsuitable
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How to use quick on the trigger 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
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
"I ordered you not to come," said Aspinall: "I can still pull a trigger, Sir," replied the man.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
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
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
A quick vision of death smote her soul, and for a second of time appalled and enfeebled her senses.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
Such a refusal would lead to quick enquiry—enquiry to information—information to want of confidence and speedy ruin.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
Every word she breathed, every anathema she denounced, seemed urged by the quick revenge of Duke Wharton!
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
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