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Friday, August 14, 2009

Definitions for celerity

  1. Rapidity of motion or action; quickness; swiftness.

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Citations for celerity
Though not in the best of physical form, he was capable of moving with celerity. Malachy McCourt, A Monk Swimming: A Memoir
Furthermore, as is well known, computer technology grows obsolete with amazing celerity. Alan S. Blinder and Richard E. Quandt, The Atlantic
Origin of celerity
1480-1490
Celerity is from Latin celeritas, from celer, "swift." It is related to accelerate.
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