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lightning

adjective

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moving, proceeding, or acting with great speed
  • he made a lightning dash for the goal

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The first known use of lightning was in the 13th century

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lightness

lightning

lightning rod

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“Lightning.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/lightning. Accessed 18 May. 2022.

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