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1‘the breakneck pace of technological change’
extremely fast, high-speed, lightning, whirlwind, rapid, speedy
dangerously fast, reckless, dangerous, excessive, precipitate, headlong
dangerously fast, at full speed, at full tilt, at full pelt, flat out, as fast as one's legs can carry one
ventre à terre
hell for leather, at a lick, like the wind, like a bat out of hell, like a bomb, like greased lightning
like the clappers, at a rate of knots, like billy-o
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