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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Rapidity of motion or action.

Usage examples (32)
  • They moved with great celerity when they heard about the flood.
  • But the defenders have a way of massing upon each point thus attacked, and that with a celerity which is truly marvellous, and the result is the same.
  • The newly-married woman attends to the personal belongings of her happy possessor with the celerity which is taught in classes for "First Aid to the Injured."
  • Everything now depended on the celerity of my movements. for more
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