rapidly, the brothers descended into heavy drug use, not knowing how to cope on their own in the world.
Therefore, social media apps such as Instagram have been a great way to rapidly expose the masses to fashion tips and trends.
A blockade would have rapidly cut off Pakistan from oil supplies.
From their Los Angeles offices, the group monitors potential crises in order to rapidly deliver relief.
Flash freezing is a process when products are rapidly frozen and then vacuum sealed in air-tight packages.
Indeed, he thought it was spoken so rapidly it must come from the heart as it was uttered.
Ben Haley meanwhile was rapidly stripping the chicken of its feathers.
All of the coats of the stomach are rapidly invaded by the growth.
Robert soon settled to work, and picked steadily and rapidly.
So much had happened so rapidly that, until now, he hadn't had time to consider it.
1630s, "moving quickly," from French rapide (17c.) and directly from Latin rapidus "hasty, swift, rapid; snatching; fierce, impetuous," from rapere "hurry away, carry off, seize, plunder," from PIE root *rep- "to snatch" (cf. Greek ereptomai "devour," harpazein "snatch away," Lithuanian raples "tongs"). Meaning "happening in a short time" is from 1780. Related: Rapidly; rapidness. Rapid-transit first attested 1852, in reference to street railways; rapid eye movement is from 1906.