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quick

Definition of quick:

part of speech: noun

The living flesh; the living, as " the quick and the dead"; sensitive parts or points; a living plant- applied to the hawthorn.

part of speech: adverb

Speedily; without delay; in a short time.

part of speech: adjective

Done or occurring in a short time; active; alive; living; sprightly; ready; swift; nimble.

Usage examples:

  • Tell me- tell me quick Payne Erskine in "The Eye of Dread".
  • I'll be as quick as I can. Marie Belloc Lowndes in "Jane Oglander".
  • Porler was too quick for Greson, but Murphy was tripped up. Ralph Bonehill in "Leo the Circus Boy".
  • Was there any quick way out? Gordon Randall Garrett in "The Foreign Hand Tie".

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