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noun as in swiftness

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The quick growth of Berkeley came to a fast halt with the San Francisco earthquake of 1906.

It’s more like quick questions that can be solved, and I tend to get quite a lot of that.

The quick history of Quartz is that the business news publisher was launched in 2012 by co-founders Seward and Kevin Delaney under Atlantic Media with the intention of covering the global economy.

From Digiday

Safari on the MacBook Air is the quickest and snappiest web browsing experience I’ve ever had.

After all, if becoming world-class great were quick and easy, everyone would do it.

From Fortune

He weighed only 185 pounds, but he had killer instincts and rabbit quickness and the stamina of a mule.

Neurologist Oliver Sacks says the syndrome helps give the Team USA goalie ‘abnormal quickness.’

“Abnormal quickness,” Sacks told The Daily Beast on Wednesday.

“With so many more head cases, quickness is the key to survival and a productive life” after a devastating injury.

But questionable defense and lack of explosiveness and lateral quickness may cause Fredette to "fredette about it."

The sharpened faculties have something of a lawyer's quickness in detecting a flaw in the indictment.

Born on March 29, 1769, he early distinguished himself by his precocity and his quickness of perception.

His linguistic cleverness was a fair specimen of his general quickness of intellect.

Anxiety for the fate of a purse full of gold Napoleons of forty francs each gave redoubled quickness to his steps.

Among the former are acuteness and quickness of vision, the power of grasping complex subjects, and a good memory.

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On this page you'll find 65 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to quickness, such as: agility, speed, celerity, fleetness, and haste.

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