paced

adjective
\ ˈpāst How to pronounce paced (audio) \

Definition of paced

: moving or progressing at a stated speed used in combinationa fast-paced action movie…this slow-paced city of courtly manners and stately architecture…— Alison GregorPeople who like escapist fiction want a quick-paced read that will entertain and provide certain personal requisites.— Ronn Kaiser

First Known Use of paced

circa 1523, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of paced was circa 1523

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“Paced.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/paced. Accessed 8 Aug. 2020.

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