Presumably he realizes he could spend a fortune and still get fired by the electorate with Apprentice-like swiftness.
The swiftness and high case-rate of Chikungunya is almost unprecedented in the annals of horrible viral outbreaks.
So the feeding of the tissues could not sufficiently account, to Harvey's mind, for the swiftness of the circulation.
Miss Milbrey disunited the chatting couple with swiftness and aplomb.
There was swiftness of action, alertness of mind, and with these a complete absence of hurry or confusion.
They were not prepared for his swiftness and directness, for his attack without warning.
They crossed other rivers of various degrees of depth and swiftness, swimming some and fording others.
So slowly they moved as compared with the swiftness of the other!
And in the swiftness of their movements there was something that was sad.
And that which is done with swiftness is done swiftly, and that which is done with slowness, slowly?
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).