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English adjective: quick

1. quick accomplished rapidly and without delay


SamplesWas quick to make friends.
His quick reaction prevented an accident.
Hoped for a speedy resolution of the problem.
A speedy recovery.
He has a right to a speedy trial.


Synonymsspeedy


Similarfast


Antonymsslow

2. quick hurried and brief


SamplesPaid a flying visit.
Took a flying glance at the book.
A quick inspection.
A fast visit.


Synonymsfast, flying


Similarhurried


Antonymsunhurried

3. quick moving quickly and lightly


SamplesSleek and agile as a gymnast.
As nimble as a deer.
Nimble fingers.
Quick of foot.
The old dog was so spry it was halfway up the stairs before we could stop it.


Synonymsagile, nimble, spry


Similaractive


Antonymsinactive

4. quick apprehending and responding with speed and sensitivity


SamplesA quick mind.
A ready wit.


Synonymsready


Similarintelligent


Antonymsunintelligent, stupid

5. quick performed with little or no delay


SamplesAn immediate reply to my letter.
A prompt reply.
Was quick to respond.
A straightaway denial.


Synonymsimmediate, prompt, straightaway


Similarfast


Antonymsslow

6. quick easily aroused or excited


SamplesA quick temper.
A warm temper.


Synonymswarm


Similarexcitable


Antonymsunexcitable


English noun: quick

1. quick (body) any area of the body that is highly sensitive to pain (as the flesh underneath the skin or a fingernail or toenail)


Broader (hypernym)area, region


English adverb: quick

1. quick with little or no delay


SamplesThe rescue squad arrived promptly.
Come here, quick!.


Synonymspromptly, quickly









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