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Synonyms for straightaway

a straight segment of a roadway or racecourse

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performed with little or no delay

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Then Robin Hood sped straightway to the forest-camp, where he heard the details of the skirmish--how that his men had been out-numbered five to one, but got off safely, as they thought, until a count of their members had shown the loss of the widow's three sons.
Now stand thou back thine own self," quoth Little John, and straightway smote the man a buffet beside his head that felled him as a butcher fells an ox, and then he leaped to the cart where Stutely sat.
Then with one stroke he cut the bonds that bound the other's arms and legs, and Stutely leaped straightway from the cart.
She straightway ascended to ask Jove to restore him; but before this could be done a Sculptor and a Critic passed that way and espied him.
And straightway the unwed maiden Callidice, goodliest in form of the daughters of Celeus, answered her and said:
She has an only son, late-born, who is being nursed in our well-built house, a child of many prayers and welcome: if you could bring him up until he reached the full measure of youth, any one of womankind who should see you would straightway envy you, such gifts would our mother give for his upbringing.
Quickly they came to their father's great house and straightway told their mother according as they had heard and seen.
If you should bring him up until he reach the full measure of youth, any one of womankind that sees you will straightway envy you, so great reward would I give for his upbringing.
281-291) And straightway Metaneira's knees were loosed and she remained speechless for a long while and did not remember to take up her late-born son from the ground.
And Hermes obeyed, and leaving the house of Olympus, straightway sprang down with speed to the hidden places of the earth.
And rich-crowned Demeter did not refuse but straightway made fruit to spring up from the rich lands, so that the whole wide earth was laden with leaves and flowers.
She straightway began to talk to him on indifferent matters, while I amused myself with looking at the pictures.
When Zarathustra was again on the continent, he did not go straightway to his mountains and his cave, but made many wanderings and questionings, and ascertained this and that; so that he said of himself jestingly: "Lo, a river that floweth back unto its source in many windings
Mr Swiveller opened his eyes very wide, and appeared thoughtful for a moment; then, bidding the child mind the door until he came back, vanished straightway.
FUNABASHI, Japan - Second pick Dream Journey reeled in top favorite Buena Vista with a monster surge on the final straightway Sunday to win the Arima Kinen, the final Grade One race of the year in Japanese horse racing.