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verb as in move quickly by

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A wooden chair whizzed past my left ear and smashed into the steel door like a gunshot.

Every joke pretty much whizzed past its target, but the audience laughed dutifully.

The contracts whizzed back and forth, inflating trading volume and crushing prices.

“As I crossed the ABC newsroom, Diane Sawyer whizzed by carrying a thick stack of papers,” she writes.

Stuck on a stalled train last week, I sank into Security and the hours whizzed painlessly by.

The men had crept up so quietly that not till the spear whizzed through the air did he suspect danger.

The shaft whizzed away with force enough to delight him, and, lo, there was the first bow-and-arrow!

Barker dodged, but the edge of it cut open his eyebrow as it whizzed by, and the blood flowed fast.

On our way we had a near shave, for out of the darkness whizzed a shrapnel shell.

A tomato whizzed past his ear and splattered against the wall.


On this page you'll find 20 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to whizzed, such as: flit, whir, hurtle, fly, whirl, and swish.

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