He moved with a celerity that amazed me, when I remembered how exasperatingly slow he could be, fooling with kites.
The celerity with which they pressed on their way, astonished the Europeans.
Also, the celerity with which it had been accepted and published was a pleasant thought to him.
As they were sure to be pursued, safety depended on celerity.
It is now their turn to experience similar confusion from the celerity and dexterity of His replies.
celerity, valor, endurance, they were his iridescent neck and tail feathers.
The order was executed in a jiffy, and then those who had the off watch piled into their hammocks with a celerity seldom equalled.
The pot-boy's movements resembled those of a tortoise in celerity.
The Dorians were very partial to this dance and considered their success in battle due to the celerity and training of the dance.
I let them both go with a celerity which to this day astonishes my memory.
late 15c., from Old French celeritee (14c., Modern French célérité), from Latin celeritatem (nominative celeritas) "swiftness," from celer "swift," from possible PIE root *kel- "to drive, set in swift motion" (cf. Sanskrit carati "goes," Greek keles "fast horse or ship," keleuthos "journey, road," Lithuanian sulys "a gallop," Old High German scelo "stallion").