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English noun: swiftness

1. swiftness (attribute) a rate (usually rapid) at which something happens


SamplesThe project advanced with gratifying speed.


Synonymsfastness, speed


Broader (hypernym)pace, rate


Narrower (hyponym)execution speed, graduality, gradualness, haste, hastiness, hurriedness, hurry, precipitation


Attributefast, slow









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