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  • adj. superlative form of fleet: most fleet.


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  • In fields where speed wins, the fleetest are the fittest.

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  • When it comes to cultivating a powerful luxury name, triumph goes not to the first in, the lowest cost or the fleetest of foot, but to companies that consistently deliver on the brand's promise.

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  • The fleetest of the Tigerbelles was Wilma Rudolph, known to her friends as Skeeter, a nickname her high school basketball coach had given her for the way she buzzed around the court.

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  • The slowest models were more than twice as slow as the fastest – at 1.7 seconds to refresh a page, compared with 0.8 seconds for the fleetest.

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  • Should be a major tussle between him and Carragher today, neither the fleetest of foot, but lots of wrestling and jostling guaranteed.

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  • But many goalies develop into strong and agile skaters who can stay with the fleetest defensemen and forwards on their teams, even while wearing all that extra armor.

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  • He and the horse rose as one over each of the string of jumps constructed and spaced to sort out the fleetest.

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  • A battle had gone badly for their keepers and their life (her life) would end in the garden before the fleetest rider could storm the walls.


  • That New York Times Magazine article made a comparison to Coughlin, but only in the fleetest passing.

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  • For a boy born into an age when information traveled at the speed of light, it was cruelly hard at times to accept that in this century news could only travel as fast as the fleetest horse.



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