Examples of swiftly in a Sentence
swiftly established himself as a star in Hollywood
Recent Examples of swiftly from the Web
Most antifa violence has been swiftly swept under the rug or underreported by liberals and much of the mainstream media.
Max eventually managed to run in the right direction, though not especially swiftly.
U.S. Attorney Jeff Sessions reacted swiftly and fiercely.
Just as swiftly, some Democrats began raising the prospect of Trump’s removal from office.
They were rightly convinced of the need in a dangerous world for an energetic executive able to act swiftly and decisively in times of crisis.
Inflation is falling swiftly, allowing central banks to cut interest rates (see chart).
Davis, who tacitly acknowledged that the first round of talks last month had achieved little, is also now echoing Barnier’s line that the time left to get a deal is slipping away and common ground must be found swiftly.
Meanwhile, New Orleans' stellar street cleaning crews bustle around her, swiftly removing a sea of debris that just moments ago was treasure.
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First Known Use of swiftly
before 12th century
Synonymsapace, briskly, chop-chop, double-quick, fleetly, full tilt, hastily, hell-for-leather, hot, lickety-split, posthaste, presto, pronto, quick, quickly, rapidly, snappily, soon, speedily, swift, fast
Related Wordsimmediately, promptly, readily; impetuously, impulsively, rashly, recklessly; abruptly, suddenly; energetically, vigorously
Near Antonymslaggardly, lingeringly, ploddingly, sluggishly; deliberately, leisurely; belatedly, delinquently, tardily
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