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Synonyms for quick

moving or performing quickly, lightly, and easily

accomplished in very little time

a point of origin from which ideas or influences, for example, originate

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any area of the body that is highly sensitive to pain (as the flesh underneath the skin or a fingernail or toenail)

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accomplished rapidly and without delay

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hurried and brief

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moving quickly and lightly

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apprehending and responding with speed and sensitivity

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performed with little or no delay

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easily aroused or excited

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with little or no delay

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With a quick movement he jumped from bed, and began to pull on his clothes, all the man in him awake at the need for instant exertion.
For now more than ever has all work to be done quick and sharp, and in deadly earnest.
The next moment he could have bitten out his tongue for her quick question was:--
The quick tropic twilight swiftly blent day and darkness.
And, when he had sniffed and registered the particular odour, Jerry must growl intimidatingly and win a quick eye-glance of approval from Skipper.
Half a mile up the right fork, his quick ears caught the sound of gnawing teeth.
He slid his head around a corner of rock, where began an unusually large bend in the stream, and his quick eyes made out something that sent him crouching swiftly down.
Joe's quick eye saw the opening, and he smashed straight out upon Ponta's mouth, following instantly with a half swing, half hook, for the jaw.
The young squire was leaning forward, gazing at the stirring and martial scene, when he heard a short, quick gasp at his shoulder, and there was the Lady Maude, with her hand to her heart, leaning up against the wall, slender and fair, like a half-plucked lily.
A quick cross-fire of greetings and questions and rough West Saxon jests flew from rank to rank, or were bandied about betwixt the marching archers and the gazing crowd.
The Poodle, to show that he understood, wagged his silk-covered tail two or three times and set off at a quick pace.
As their hands clasped and she felt the teamster callouses on his palm, her quick eyes saw a score of things.
He was too quick, or he continually threatened to be too quick.
He's as quick sometimes--I don't mean with his hands, for that you know, but with his head--as you or any man,' said Hugh.
A certain barbaric Power with valuable possessions on the map of the world, had occasion for the services of one or two engineers, quick in invention and determined in execution: practical men, who could make the men and means their ingenuity perceived to be wanted out of the best materials they could find at hand; and who were as bold and fertile in the adaptation of such materials to their purpose, as in the conception of their purpose itself.