swiftly

adverb

swift·​ly ˈswif(t)-lē How to pronounce swiftly (audio)
: in a swift manner : with speed : quickly

Examples of swiftly in a Sentence

swiftly established himself as a star in Hollywood
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Word History

First Known Use

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of swiftly was before the 12th century

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“Swiftly.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/swiftly. Accessed 19 Apr. 2024.

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