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  • Even if it means facing a swiftly-moving, heavily-armed and - armored enemy vehicle with nothing but a flaming bottle filled with gasoline.

    Heroism and the possibility of death

  • Following up behind would be the motorised infantry and artillery and horse-drawn transport: brought up as we are to regard ‘blitzkrieg’ as entirely a product of swiftly-moving armour, it comes as a surprise to discover that for most of the war the German Wehrmacht continued to be moved largely by horse.

    Archive 2007-10-07

  • The person immediately ahead of him in the queue was a small, swiftly-moving, beetle-like man with a flat face and tiny, suspicious eyes.

    Nineteen Eighty-four

  • The driver, on his lofty box, has more control over his horses, and, in case of collision, the weight of his vehicle gives him an advantage; and there is a general inclination, on the part of the conductors of carriages, to give these swiftly-moving vehicles “ample room and verge enough.”

    The Englishwoman in America

  • In the distance were mountains; dividing the mountains from the plain was a powerful, swiftly-moving river.

    Phoenix And Ashes

  • Some of those who still had their guns began firing wildly, placing their own compatriots at greater risk than the swiftly-moving redhead.

    Hell Wings Over Manhattan

  • It seemed an especial irony that rather than being overcast, the sun shone down among swiftly-moving scuds of cloud in a mostly-blue sky.

    Exile's Valor

  • Just once, near the edge of vision, he caught a glimpse of a swiftly-moving torpedo which he was almost sure he recognized.

    The Songs of Distant Earth

  • It is inevitable that in a swiftly-moving economy, there will be dislocations, occasional unemployment and loss of income.

    Ontario's Development and Economic Prospects

  • "Whew! there come the dogs along the shore!" cried Felix, pointing as he spoke to where a number of swiftly-moving objects could be seen.

    The Boy Scouts of Lenox

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