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1‘a speedy reply’
rapid, swift, quick, fast, prompt, immediate, expeditious, express, brisk, sharp, unhesitating
whirlwind, lightning, meteoric, overnight, fast-track, whistle-stop
hasty, hurried, precipitate, precipitous, breakneck, summary, on-the-spot, rushed
informal snappy, quickie
slow, leisurely, dilatory
2‘a speedy hatchback’
fast, fast-moving, high-speed
informal nippy, zippy
literary fleet, fleet of foot, fleet-footed
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