Examples of swiftness in a Sentence
with amazing swiftness, the airline agent got our ticket changed, and we boarded the plane just as it was about to leave
Recent Examples of swiftness from the Web
The swiftness of Phan's arrest stood in sharp contrast to the three-week hunt for a serial bomber who terrorized the Austin area for three weeks this month, killing two people and injuring five others.
Classical theories of crime assumed that there were three factors of punishment that deterred people from committing a crime: swiftness, certainty, and severity.
That meeting of the party’s Central Committee was the culmination of months of secretive discussions that are only now coming to light — and show how Mr. Xi maneuvered with stealth, swiftness and guile to rewrite China’s Constitution.
Hoping to stanch the book’s flow, state officials called emergency sessions and passed legislation with astounding swiftness.
With unusual swiftness, Washoe County offered to settle the case for $17,500 in an effort to control litigation costs.
All this swiftness points to a major factor contributing to the deal’s sudden adoption: Hamas’s desperation and Fatah’s weakness.
But one month later, Trump responded to the killing of eight people in New York City — the worst Islamic terror attack on U.S. soil during his nine-month-old presidency — with a sense of swiftness and certainty.
Follow the swiftness of the offers to know just how could Oweh could be.
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First Known Use of swiftness
before 12th century
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