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.
They felt the breeze from his powerful wings, and swifter went their own.
The vessel that was swifter than all other ships afloat, was undisguised.
And the weaker is generated from the stronger, and the swifter from the slower.
Day by day, nearer came the menace; narrower and swifter still ran the deep black water strip between the encroaching ice-lines.
Closer and closer came the walls; swifter and swifter rushed the water.
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).