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synonyms for rapid

  • accelerated
  • breakneck
  • brisk
  • expeditious
  • fast
  • hasty
  • speedy
  • swift
  • active
  • express
  • fleet
  • flying
  • precipitate
  • prompt
  • ready
  • screaming
  • agile
  • double time
  • expeditive
  • fleet of foot
  • hurried
  • in nothing flat
  • light-footed
  • like a house on fire
  • lively
  • mercurial
  • nimble
  • on the double
  • quick as a wink
  • really rolling
  • spry
  • winged
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antonyms for rapid

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  • delayed
  • slow
  • sluggish
  • tardy
  • languishing
  • leisurely
  • slack
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This is a rapid rise water that rushes onshore, sweeping away trees, cars and almost anything else in its path.
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A worried friend drove her to the emergency room to get checked out for a rapid heartbeat.
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Vaccine development, rapid testing, and widely available protective gear all have important roles to play in saving lives and getting the economy back on its feet.
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The six-part series starts in Manchester, England in 2019 and follows the Deacon family over the next 15 years as Britain is rocked by a period of rapid technological, political and economic changes.
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You can also reach Broad Ripple by the new Red Line rapid transit bus line.
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Between these and other companies, there is rapid progress being made.
HOW A NEW SOLAR AND LIGHTING TECHNOLOGY COULD PROPEL A RENEWABLE ENERGY TRANSFORMATIONSAM STRANKSSEPTEMBER 3, 2020SINGULARITY HUB 
For instance, a rapid response “antigen test,” which may return results on-site within a half hour, will be a more useful piece of information than a test that takes three days to return.
HOW LONG DOES IT TAKE TO FIND OUT IF YOU’VE BEEN EXPOSED TO CORONAVIRUS?SY MUKHERJEEAUGUST 31, 2020FORTUNE
Quidel’s test cartridges cost $23 apiece and the other RADx-funded rapid tests are likely in a similar price range.
NEW CORONAVIRUS TESTS PROMISE TO BE FASTER, CHEAPER AND EASIERJACK J. LEEAUGUST 31, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
We’ll develop and deploy rapid tests with results available immediately.
BIDEN FAULTS TRUMP FOR MISMANAGING CORONAVIRUS IN CONVENTION SPEECHCHRIS JOHNSONAUGUST 21, 2020WASHINGTON BLADE
It’s a rapid response test, meaning that results can be delivered in just hours.
WHAT MAKES THE LATEST CORONAVIRUS TESTING PROCESS, DEVELOPED BY YALE, SO PROMISINGSY MUKHERJEEAUGUST 18, 2020FORTUNE
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