One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘Ramsay made a swift decision’
prompt, rapid, sudden, immediate, instant, instantaneous, without delay, ready, punctual
abrupt, unhesitating, hasty, hurried, precipitate, headlong
informal p.d.q., p.d.q. pretty damn quick
2‘most of them are swift runners’
fast, rapid, quick, speedy, fleet-footed, fleet, swift as an arrow, like the wind, like lightning
literary winged, flying
informal nippy, supersonic
3‘pupils are expected to make swift progress’
rapid, quick, brisk, lively, speedy, fast, high-speed, expeditious, express, breakneck, meteoric, whirlwind
informal spanking, nippy
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