Examples of swiftly in a Sentence
swiftly established himself as a star in Hollywood
Recent Examples of swiftly from the Web
The second act moves to a cafe scene, where the group meets the rambunctious Musetta (Annia Hidalgo), who swiftly seduces O’Donnell’s Marcello while a frenetic and boisterous group dance goes on around them.
Outrage over his remarks, made during the premiere of Laura Ingraham’s new show on Fox News, came swiftly.
The editing is decidedly modern: a whirling, intoxicating tempo, cutting swiftly between time periods to draw connections and maintain a swift but easy pace.
Netflix was just made aware of one incident, five years ago, that we were informed was resolved swiftly.
Accuracy is very important, so pinpoint the areas and rooms that need treatment and act swiftly.
Hadid swiftly elbowed him in the face, a move some media outlets criticized.
The decision was swiftly denounced by deans of California law schools, who said many competent graduates will continue to suffer the consequences of not being able to become certified to practice in the state.
The episode swiftly halted the publication of Wieseltier’s previously forthcoming culture magazine, which was set to launch at the end of the month, the publication’s financial backer said in a statement.
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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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