What is the opposite of slow?

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Adjective
Opposite of lacking in speed
“The action moves at a fast pace from beginning to end, complete with cinematic camera angles.”
Adjective
Opposite of lasting or taking a long time
“The intermission was brief, and the action picked up where it left off.”
Adjective
Opposite of to be running behind schedule
“Typically tardy in nature, Jackie's early submission of her assignment would shock her peers.”
Adjective
Opposite of not predisposed to understand, think, or learn
“He was a bright kid who graduated high school at sixteen.”
Adjective
Opposite of boring and rather dull in nature
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“It was a gripping documentary about a mountaineer who survived a fall.”
Adjective
(slow to) Opposite of feeling hesitant about doing something
“She is eager to jump straight into her new job, tackling any challenges with gusto.”
Adjective
Opposite of lacking energy, liveliness or animation
“Inside, the hectic cafe proves anything but the anonymous sanctuary she craves.”
Adjective
(of a place) Opposite of lacking in progression or development
“A large and flourishing city lay a few hundred miles from the sleepy town.”
Adjective
Opposite of affected by lethargy
Adjective
Opposite of in detail, describing each step precisely and in order
Adjective
Opposite of causing one to feel bored
Adjective
Opposite of reluctant to proceed due to doubts or uncertainty
“I wish I was more willing to try new things!”
Adjective
Opposite of having a slow, regular rhythm
Adjective
Opposite of late, tardy, overdue
Adjective
Opposite of incapable of, or indisposed to, quick and effective action
Verb
Opposite of to cause to proceed or move at a slower pace
“Instead of turning around, I quicken my pace, and stepping into an entranceway, I press myself back against the door in fear.”
Verb
Opposite of to live or work less actively or intensely
“The instability created by the kinetic wedge will make your muscles work harder to stay balanced.”
Verb
Opposite of to reduce the rate or velocity of something
“Suddenly, the brake pedal pushed back against her foot, and the car began to accelerate fast.”
Verb
Opposite of to impede the work or ability of, especially intending to cause failure
Verb
Opposite of to obstruct or impede the progress of
“Developing coping skills is one way to facilitate young people's resilience.”
Verb
Opposite of to close or block an opening
“He tried to clear his blocked pipes with a plunger.”
Adverb
Opposite of moving or proceeding at a notably slow speed
“The planes zoomed by quickly and we were unable to capture them on camera.”
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