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1. quickly

adverb. ['ˈkwɪkli'] with rapid movements.

Synonyms

  • instantaneously
  • rapidly
  • speedily
  • swiftly
  • chop-chop

Antonyms

  • inactive
  • slow
  • unhurried
  • unexcitable

Etymology

  • -ly (English)
  • -lice (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • quick (English)

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Rhymes with Quickly

  • stickley
  • slickly
  • prickly
  • brickley
  • wickley
  • thickly
  • siklie
  • sickly
  • nicley
  • mickley
  • bickley

Sentences with quickly


1. Adverb
Determine how much money you need to borrow and how quickly you can pay it back.

Quotes about quickly


1. The month of November makes me feel that life is passing more quickly. In an effort to slow it down, I try to fill the hours more meaningfully.
- Henry Rollins

2. I have seen many storms in my life. Most storms have caught me by surprise, so I had to learn very quickly to look further and understand that I am not capable of controlling the weather, to exercise the art of patience and to respect the fury of nature.
- Paulo Coelho

3. If pain must come, may it come quickly. Because I have a life to live, and I need to live it in the best way possible. If he has to make a choice, may he make it now. Then I will either wait for him or forget him.
- Paulo Coelho, By the River Piedra I Sat Down and Wept

2. quickly

adverb. ['ˈkwɪkli'] with little or no delay.

Synonyms

  • quick

Antonyms

  • tardily
  • easy

Etymology

  • -ly (English)
  • -lice (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • quick (English)

3. quickly

adverb. ['ˈkwɪkli'] without taking pains.

Etymology

  • -ly (English)
  • -lice (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • quick (English)
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