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1. rapid

adjective. ['ˈræpəd, ˈræpɪd'] done or occurring in a brief period of time.

Antonyms

  • gradual

Etymology

  • rapidus (Latin)
  • rapio (Latin)

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Rhymes with Rapid

  • vapid

How do you pronounce rapid?

Pronounce rapid as ˈræpɪd.

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Sentences with rapid


1. Adjective
This can help improve blood sugar levels by preventing rapid rises in blood glucose following a meal.

Quotes about rapid


1. A lady's imagination is very rapid; it jumps from admiration to love, from love to matrimony in a moment.
- Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice

2. To be successful you have to be lucky, or a little mad, or very talented, or find yourself in a rapid growth field.
- Edward de Bono

3. Sometimes I sensed that the books I read in rapid succession had set up some sort of murmur among themselves, transforming my head into an orchestra pit where different musical instruments sounded out, and I would realize that I could endure this life because of these musicales going on in my head.
- Orhan Pamuk, The New Life

2. rapid

adjective. ['ˈræpəd, ˈræpɪd'] characterized by speed; moving with or capable of moving with high speed.

Synonyms

  • fast

Antonyms

  • unhurried
  • moral

Etymology

  • rapidus (Latin)
  • rapio (Latin)

3. rapid

noun. ['ˈræpəd, ˈræpɪd'] a part of a river where the current is very fast.

Synonyms

  • river

Antonyms

  • consume
  • unfixed

Etymology

  • rapidus (Latin)
  • rapio (Latin)
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