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quickly

[kwik-lee] /ˈkwɪk li/
adverb
1.
with speed; rapidly; very soon.
Origin of quickly
1000
before 1000; Middle English quikly. See quick, -ly
Can be confused
quick, quickly (see usage note at quick)
Usage note
See quick.
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adv.

late Old English cwiculice "vigorously, keenly;" see quick (adj.) + -ly (2). Meaning "rapidly, in a short space of time" is from c.1200.

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