Swiftness

  • 1 Swiftness — Swift ness, n. The quality or state of being swift; speed; quickness; celerity; velocity; rapidity; as, the swiftness of a bird; the swiftness of a stream; swiftness of descent in a falling body; swiftness of thought, etc. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 2 swiftness — index haste Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 3 swiftness — swift ► ADJECTIVE 1) happening quickly or promptly. 2) moving or capable of moving at high speed. ► NOUN ▪ a fast flying insect eating bird with long, slender wings, spending most of its life on the wing. DERIVATIVES swiftly adverb swiftness noun …

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  • 4 swiftness — noun Date: before 12th century 1. the quality or state of being swift ; celerity 2. the fact of being swift …

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  • 5 swiftness — See swiftly. * * * …

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  • 6 swiftness — noun the state of being swift Syn: celerity, haste, rapidity …

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  • 7 swiftness — Synonyms and related words: abruptness, agility, air speed, alacrity, bat, brevity, briefness, briskness, celerity, decisiveness, dispatch, expedition, expeditiousness, fastness, feverishness, flight, flit, flurry, furiousness, gait, ground speed …

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  • 8 swiftness — I (Roget s IV) n. Syn. acceleration, velocity, rapidity; see speed . II (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun Rapidness of movement or activity: celerity, dispatch, expedition, expeditiousness, fleetness, haste, hurry, hustle, quickness, rapidity,… …

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  • 9 swiftness — swift·ness || swɪftnɪs n. quality of being swift, speed, quickness …

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  • 10 swiftness — n. Quickness, celerity, velocity, rapidity, speed, fleetness …

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  • 11 swiftness — n 1. quickness, fleetness, fastness, speed, rapidity; dispatch, hurriedness, expedition, expedi tiousness; velocity, acceleration, celerity; instantane ousness, immediateness, urgency, promptness, promptitude; briskness, abruptness, suddenness,… …

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  • 12 swiftness — swift·ness …

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  • 13 swiftness — See: swift …

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  • 14 swiftness — noun a rate (usually rapid) at which something happens the project advanced with gratifying speed • Syn: ↑speed, ↑fastness • Derivationally related forms: ↑fast (for: ↑fastness), ↑swift …

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  • 15 Peleth —    Swiftness.    1) A Reubenite whose son was one of the conspirators against Moses and Aaron (Num. 16:1).    2) One of the sons of Jonathan (1 Chr. 2:33) …

    Easton's Bible Dictionary

  • 16 List of the animals in the Bible — See main article Animals in the Bible. The following is a list of animals whose name appears in the Bible. Whenever required for the identification, the Hebrew name will be indicated, as well as the specific term used by Zoologists. This list… …

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  • 17 Animals in the Bible — • The sacred books were composed by and for a people almost exclusively given to husbandry and pastoral life, hence in constant communication with nature Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Animals in the Bible     Anima …

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  • 18 God speed — Speed Speed, n. [AS. sp?d success, swiftness, from sp?wan to succeed; akin to D. spoedd, OHG. spuot success, spuot to succees, Skr. sph[=a] to increase, grow fat. [root]170b.] 1. Prosperity in an undertaking; favorable issue; success. For common… …

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  • 19 Speed — Speed, n. [AS. sp?d success, swiftness, from sp?wan to succeed; akin to D. spoedd, OHG. spuot success, spuot to succees, Skr. sph[=a] to increase, grow fat. [root]170b.] 1. Prosperity in an undertaking; favorable issue; success. For common speed …

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  • 20 Speed gauge — Speed Speed, n. [AS. sp?d success, swiftness, from sp?wan to succeed; akin to D. spoedd, OHG. spuot success, spuot to succees, Skr. sph[=a] to increase, grow fat. [root]170b.] 1. Prosperity in an undertaking; favorable issue; success. For common… …

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