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swift·ly

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. swiftly, fleetlyadverb

    in a swift manner

    "she moved swiftly"

Wiktionary

  1. swiftlyadverb

    In a swift manner; quickly; with quick motion or velocity; fleetly

Webster Dictionary

  1. Swiftlyadverb

    in a swift manner; with quick motion or velocity; fleetly

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  1. Adverbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'swiftly' in Adverbs Frequency: #392

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of swiftly in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of swiftly in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of swiftly in a Sentence

  1. Blaise Pascal:

    We think very little of time present; we anticipate the future, as being too slow, and with a view to hasten it onward, we recall the past to stay it as too swiftly gone. We are so thoughtless, that we thus wander through the hours which are not here, regardless only of the moment that is actually our own.

  2. The Yellow:

    This incident will be investigated swiftly and thoroughly, and we will keep the congregation up to date as more facts emerge, our primary concern is the health and safety of our children, and The Yellow School asks for your prayers for the injured and their families, as well as staff and students.

  3. Zambia President Chishimba Nkole:

    There must be flexibility on the part of the government and they must act very swiftly because we don't want our members to lose their jobs.

  4. Peter Arvai:

    We are in a competitive market that is filled with giants, the largest companies in the world, These giants have really deep pockets and we also want to have resources that we can swiftly take any type of action that we want.

  5. Johann von Goethe:

    A life without love, without the presence of the beloved, is nothing but a mere magic-latern show. We draw out slide after slide, swiftly tiring of each, and pushing it back to make haste for the next.

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