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1. swift n.(1)

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A newt or lizard.

2. swift n.(2)

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Swiftness.

3. swifthēde n.

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The ability to move quickly, speediness; ?also, vigor or cleverness [1st quot.].

4. swift(e adj.

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(a) In rapid motion, moving quickly, fast; of movement: characterized by high speed or rapid velocity; also, in adverbial phrase: comen swiftere cours, to come more swiftly; (b) capable of rapid…

5. swiftī adj.

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Comp. swiftier: more prompt.

6. swiftshipe n.

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The ability to run swiftly, swiftness in running.

7. swift(e adv.

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(a) With rapid motion, with great velocity, at a great speed; covering distance in a short time; -- often in conventional comparisons; (b) promptly; without delay, at once, immediately; (c) within a…

8. overswift adj.

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(a) Excessively swift; (b) too hasty, premature.

9. swifterlī adv.

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More swiftly, with more speed.

10. swiftlī adv.

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(a) With great speed, with rapid movement [sometimes difficult to distinguish from (b)]; (b) soon; in a short period of time, quickly; right away, at once, immediately; also, within a short period of…

11. thral adj.(2)

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Stout-hearted, sturdy, bold.

12. swifte n.

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Naut. A piece of light rope passed through the eyelets of a reef band and used to reef a sail, a reef point.