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Adjective
Fast or rapid in movement or progress
“They may be seen darting from flower to flower and ever and anon pausing motionless but for the swift movement of the wings.”
Adjective
Moving or capable of moving at high speed
“From the foggy midnight mist came quiet, swift horses, wielding conscienceless armored statues.”
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Happening or done quickly and promptly
“Brutus' comments appeared on 3 January 1788 and brought a swift response from Publius.”
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Occurring or done quickly and unexpectedly or without warning
“In this case, the convulsions come suddenly, without notice, bringing swift and unexpected destruction.”
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Lasting or taking a small amount of time
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Physically nimble and quick
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Implicit
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With wings
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Having or showing a reasonable or high level of intellect
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Acting or done without forethought, or having the tendency to do so
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Showing or characterized by great energy and movement
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At a very fast speed
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“She turns and spies a tall figure in a purple cape moving swift through apple trees where rows of tree-houses ring with songs of Elves.”
Noun
A small plain-colored bird of the family Apodidae
“I saw a swift flying near St. Ann's Hill, Chertsey. It was flying about taking its food in the usual manner, not seeming inclined to go to its winter quarters.”
Noun
Any of certain lizards of the genus Sceloporus
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