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[fast-moo-ving, fahst-] /ˈfæstˈmu vɪŋ, ˈfɑst-/
moving or capable of moving at high speed.
(of a novel, play, or the like) having sustained action and interest with events following one another rapidly; lively in plot.
Origin of fast-moving
First recorded in 1930-35 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • The stedfast rainbow in the fast-moving, fast-hurrying hail-mist!

    Anima Poet Samuel Taylor Coleridge
  • “It looks like rain to me,” Louise declared, scanning the fast-moving clouds.

    Saboteurs on the River Mildred A. Wirt
  • To have leaped from the fast-moving train among the rocks which lined the right of way, would have been fatal.

    Broke Edwin A. Brown
  • If he is right it is inevitable that time, fast-moving or slow-moving, must influence the conception of events.

    Criminal Psychology Hans Gross
  • It was about all he could do to keep up with the fast-moving column and avoid failing still further to the rear.

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