One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘she got up and dressed hurriedly’
hastily, speedily, quickly, fast, rapidly, swiftly, briskly, expeditiously, without delay, in haste, in a hurry, at a run, at a gallop, at top speed, at full tilt, at the double, as fast as possible
headlong, hotfoot, post-haste, pell-mell, helter-skelter
informal at a lick, like the wind, like greased lightning, like a bomb, at warp speed, like mad, like crazy, like blazes, double quick, in double quick time
British informal like the clappers, at a rate of knots, like billy-o
North American informal lickety-split
literary apace, hurry-scurry
slowly, at moderate speed
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