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Rapid in movement or action.‘a fast-moving train switching tracks at high speed’‘a taut, fast-moving detective story’
fast, fast-moving, high-speedView synonyms
- ‘It's a fast-moving, hip and cynical tale with no longueurs and has a real cinematic sweep to go with its expert choreography.’
- ‘We presented a continuous, fast-moving stream of single-digit numbers on a computer screen.’
- ‘Yet even with its flaws, the movie is fast-moving entertainment that is worth a rental at the very least.’
- ‘The dialogues were not seamless either but this was usually less noticeable thanks to the fast-moving plots.’
- ‘We're a fast-moving company and collaborating through a wiki helps reduce our start-up time with consultants.’
- ‘Marketing developed in competitive fast-moving goods sectors, followed by private-sector services.’
- ‘Sellers of fast-moving consumer goods have therefore tended to rely on traditional mass communication as a more cost-effective alternative than direct marketing.’
- ‘One can buy the ingredients canned, frozen or prepared by the butcher, indicating a fast-moving society with hardly any time to spare.’
- ‘When the pace of the movie was brisk and fast-moving, it actually wasn't too bad to watch.’
- ‘Combining elements of comedy and fast-moving farce with sexually explicit language, it proved a commercial though not an artistic success.’
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