Truth is, they demand a narrative with greater cohesion and swifter pace than is delivered here.
If you do that, the pace of the book will be swifter and the story as a whole will move quickly.
In addition to helping us power our cars, imitating sharks could lead to swifter ships and more advanced underwater sensors.
Old English swift "moving quickly," related to swifan "move in a course, sweep" (see swivel). Related: Swiftly; swiftness.
type of bird (several species of the family Cypselidæ, resembling swallows), 1660s, from swift (adj.) in reference to its swift flight. Regarded as a bird of ill-omen, if not downright demonic, probably for its shrill cry. The name earlier had been given to several small fast lizards (1520s).