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.
I thought Jackson was swift, too, but he's swifter than I thought.
More black is sin than the blackest sloe: And thought is swifter than any roe.
The vessel that was swifter than all other ships afloat, was undisguised.
But if those steeds ran at a whirlwind pace, Jeames was swifter.
Day by day, nearer came the menace; narrower and swifter still ran the deep black water strip between the encroaching ice-lines.
It might be moving at a gentle pace, or swifter than a man could run.
But the swifter the horses the sweeter the fresh wind to fan the delicate cheek and drooping eyelid of indolent beauty.
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).