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synonyms for swifter

  • abrupt
  • expeditious
  • hasty
  • nimble
  • quick
  • rapid
  • speedy
  • sudden
  • unexpected
  • cracking
  • express
  • fleet
  • flying
  • precipitate
  • prompt
  • ready
  • screaming
  • short
  • spanking
  • alacritous
  • barrelling
  • breakneck
  • double-quick
  • fleet-footed
  • headlong
  • hurried
  • in nothing flat
  • like crazy
  • like mad
  • on the double
  • pronto
  • shaking a leg
  • short-lived
  • snappy
  • speedball
  • supersonic
  • winged

antonyms for swifter

MOST RELEVANT
  • delayed
  • expected
  • lazy
  • leisurely
  • slow
  • sluggish
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How to use swifter in a sentence

And we will mount upon swift ones: therefore shall they be swifter that shall pursue after you.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
The fares were, consequently, very much lower than those of the swifter coaches, which stood at £1 1s.
THE PORTSMOUTH ROAD AND ITS TRIBUTARIESCHARLES G. HARPER
Justice is surer and swifter in England, and as a consequence crime averages less than in most parts of the States.
BRITISH HIGHWAYS AND BYWAYS FROM A MOTOR CARTHOMAS D. MURPHY
A-take, overtaken; because the apparent motion of Venus is swifter than that of Mars.
CHAUCER'S WORKS, VOLUME 1 (OF 7) -- ROMAUNT OF THE ROSE; MINOR POEMSGEOFFREY CHAUCER
But swifter still was the hand of the deliverer.Winfried's heavy staff thrust mightily against the hammer's handle as it fell.
THE FIRST CHRISTMAS TREEHENRY VAN DYKE
Harder and swifter the wind swept about them; its force greater than the slight form of the woman could resist.
THE WHITE DESERTCOURTNEY RYLEY COOPER
Swifter than they, drawing less (p. 255) water, she made haste to get up with the Weehawken.
THE BOYS OF '61CHARLES CARLETON COFFIN.
He doubled, darting to the right and left; but high as the fever ran in his veins, the black was still the swifter.
THE WORKS OF ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON, VOLUME XXIROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
There swelled upon her, 260 swifter than the Rhone, a tide of abhorrence and disgust.
THE WORKS OF ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON, VOLUME XXIROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
Swifter than swallows, the Dulford three-quarters flew down the now all too short field of play.
SINISTER STREET, VOL. 1COMPTON MACKENZIE
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