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

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EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB

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.
His enemies in the cabinet were quick to perceive when their devices had taken effect on the King and Queen.
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.
A quick vision of death smote her soul, and for a second of time appalled and enfeebled her senses.
Such a refusal would lead to quick enquiry—enquiry to information—information to want of confidence and speedy ruin.
Every word she breathed, every anathema she denounced, seemed urged by the quick revenge of Duke Wharton!
Suddenly his quick eye lit on something in the gravel path and his heart gave a great leap.

WORDS RELATED TO QUICK ON THE UPTAKE

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

WORD OF THE DAY

obnubilateverb (used with object) | [ob-noo-buh-leyt, -nyoo- ]SEE DEFINITION