lightning-quick love



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  • adj. Incredibly fast


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  • The profile said the 5-foot-3 inch, 124-pound Ferrari had the nickname "pitbull" and was "charming and easy going with a lightning-quick temper."

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  • Powerful, lightning-quick, Wolf often bypasses the more traditional multi-mallet playing for a driving performance with single-sticks that is intense, and puts a unique stamp on his style of play.

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  • Mr. Simons no longer runs day-to-day trading at Renaissance Technologies, which manages nearly $16 billion and specializes in lightning-quick computer-based trades, so his pay actually dropped a bit in 2010.

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  • He swatted the weapons clear with lightning-quick blows, never making contact long enough for me to try to feed on him.


  • -- G Carl "Tay" Jones, the Hawks 'smallish, but lightning-quick freshman guard, finished the season with a 15-point, three-assist game vs. Rhode Island in the opening round of the A-10 tourney.

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  • But less than two years out of Harvard, Mr. Lin, a 23-year-old, lightning-quick point guard from Palo Alto, Calif., is reclaiming the Ivy League's athletic honor before a global audience.

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  • Pleasant, comfortable, unpretentious with lightning-quick service, this is simply a good place to eat within a 200-year-old former monastery.

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  • Philadelphia completed the comeback in stunning style when lightning-quick wide receiver DeSean Jackson fielded a punt and burst through the Giants on a thrilling 65-yard touchdown dash on the last play of the game.

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  • It revealed her nickname as "pitbull" and said she was "charming and easy going with a lightning-quick temper."

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  • He wrote my name on it with a thick wax-pencil — ANGUS — and added the flourish of a lightning-quick sketch of a big black rat with a long tail, and huge whiskers.

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