Exhilarated by her return to filmmaking, Campion expects to pick up the pace.
This leaves room for some acceleration of the pace of withdrawals, an option the White House is reported to be considering.
Obama said in terms of the pace of withdrawal, he did not anticipate any sudden changes to the plan devised with NATO.
On the regular marches, the Grannies for Peace often took the lead and set the pace.
Today, the pace of leading-edge research with compounds in the cannabis plant is accelerating.
For one reason, he was an old man, and the pace set by the lovers was killing.
He began to pace the floor again from one room to the other.
The pace of the little car increased for about a hundred yards.
He made it his point to see that she was never urged beyond that pace.
"Perhaps," stiffly agreed the Master, not slackening his pace.
late 13c., "a step in walking; rate of motion," from Old French pas "a step, pace, trace," and directly from Latin passus, passum "a step, pace, stride," noun use of past participle of pandere "to stretch (the leg), spread out," probably from PIE *pat-no-, from root *pete- "to spread" (cf. Greek petannynai "to spread out," petalon "a leaf," patane "plate, dish;" Old Norse faðmr "embrace, bosom," Old English fæðm "embrace, bosom, fathom," Old Saxon fathmos "the outstretched arms"). Also, "a measure of five feet" [Johnson]. Pace-setter in fashion is from 1895.
"with the leave of," 1863, from Latin pace, ablative of pax "peace," as in pace tua "with all deference to you;" from PIE *pak- "to fasten" (see pax). "Used chiefly as a courteous or ironical apology for a contradiction or difference of opinion" [OED].
1510s, "to walk at a steady rate," from pace (n.). Meaning "to measure by pacing" is from 1570s. That of "to set the pace for" (another) is from 1886. Related: Paced; pacing.