FAST AND RAPID

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1 AT FULL SPEED/TILT

Annotations:

  • AS FAST AS POSSIBLE
2 A MILE A MINUTE

Annotations:

  • VERY FAST
2.1 GO/MOVE/TALK/TRAVEL
3 AS IF IT IS GOING OUT OF STYLE

Annotations:

  • very quickly or much more than people normally do
4 BREAKNECK
4.1 dangerously or extremely fast: he drove at breakneck speed
5 AS FAST AS YOUR LEGS WOULD CARRY YOU
6 BLISTERING
6.1 (of heat) intense: the blistering heat of the desert
6.2 extremely fast, forceful, or impressive: Burke set a blistering pace
6.3 (of criticism) expressed with great vehemence: blistering diatribes
7 FULL STEAM (SPEED) AHEAD

Annotations:

  • used to indicate that one should proceed with as much speed or energy as possible
7.1 Even though interviews are going full speed ahead, we don't have that many candidates
8 LIKE HOT CAKES
8.1 GO/SELL
9 BRISK
9.1 active, fast, and energetic: a good brisk walk
10 HUSTLE
10.1 force (someone) to move hurriedly or unceremoniously in a specified direction: they hustled him into the back of a horse-drawn wagon
10.1.1 BUNDLE
10.1.1.1 informal push or carry forcibly: he was bundled into a van
10.1.1.2 send (someone) away hurriedly or unceremoniously: the old man was bundled off into exile
10.1.1.3 a collection of things, or a quantity of material, tied or wrapped up together: a thick bundle of envelopes
10.2 push roughly; jostle: they were hissed and hustled as they went in
10.3 (hustle someone into) coerce or pressure someone into doing or choosing something: don’t be hustled into anything
11 HOTFOOT
11.1 in eager haste: he rushed hotfoot to the planning office to object
11.2 walk or run quickly and eagerly: we hotfooted it after him
12 IN THE TWINKLING OF AN EYE
13 HEADLONG
13.1 in a rush; with reckless haste
13.2 without thinking, without forethought, rashly, recklessly, carelessly, hastily, breakneck, whirlwind; reckless,
14 BEFORE YOU CAN SAY JACK ROBINSON
15 LIKE A SHOT
15.1 informal without hesitation; willingly: “Would you go back?” “Like a shot.”
16 LIKE A STREAK (OF LIGHTNING)
16.1 informal very fast: he is off like a streak
17 METEORIC
17.1 (of the development of something, especially a person’s career) very rapid: her meteoric rise to the top of her profession
18 PDQ
18.1 informal pretty damn quick.
19 PRECIPITOUS
19.1 (of an action) done suddenly and without careful consideration: precipitous intervention
19.2 dangerously high or steep: the precipitous cliffs of the North Atlantic coast
20 SPREAD LIKE WILDFIRE
20.1 spread with great speed: the news had spread like wildfire
21 SWIFT
21.1 happening quickly or promptly: a remarkably swift recovery
21.2 moving or capable of moving at high speed: the water was very swift
22 WHOOSH
22.1 a sudden movement accompanied by a rushing sound: there was a big whoosh of air
22.2 move or cause to move quickly or suddenly with a rushing sound: [no object]: a train whooshed by

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