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- adv. In a speedy or fast manner.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adv. In a speedy manner.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In a speedy manner; quickly; with haste; in a short time.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adv. with rapid movements
He collected a class of boys, aged about four, and proposed to teach them Latin speedily and easily by making them converse in the classical language as well as read and write it. 199
The word speedily went round the village, with many a nod and wink:
He made himself heard the best he could and the word speedily traveled fore and aft, on all the decks, that the canoe would take ashore twenty people, at once.
With the air of a man who has conferred a great benefit, and is calmly awaiting his rightful reward, Jake turned to Tom; but his expression speedily changed to one of hopeless wonder, and then to one of delight, as Tom Chafflin walked rapidly up to the cashier's desk, pushed the
The Lord is at hand -- The Lord's coming again speedily is the grand motive to every Christian grace (Jas 5: 8, 9).
This parable is another way applicable, and may be taken as designed to teach us to begin speedily to be religious, rather than to begin cautiously; and may mean the same with Matt.v. 25, Agree with thine adversary quickly.
We did not, however, forget that death might destroy all our plans, and often conversed together freely on the probability that one of us might be called speedily into eternity.
There was little parleying between them, the detective merely assuring him that if he did not come to terms speedily, his trunk would be broken open and all of its contents seized.
He wondered at himself for not thinking of it before, and the idea speedily coupled itself with Isabel's strange disappearance.
He must get to know as speedily as possible something of the shop organization and of its effect upon production.