Once they sped to Delaware, state officials were eager to help the couple.
With the news of an American being diagnosed with Ebola on U.S. soil, Garry hopes the process may be sped along.
It has become a priority and Damascus has sped up the timetable to attack.
When phone calls alerted her to the start of the carnage she sped to the Maidan instead.
Now, as our Lexus LSA sped down a river of asphalt and artificial daylight.
Down the passage they sped at the double, and out into the courtyard.
But it was as fair for one as the other, and the Americans tore their way through and sped on.
He picked himself up, shook himself like a dog emerging from water, grinned cheerfully at Carter, and sped back of the line.
He gave the word and away they sped, this time with the flagship as the goal.
Meanwhile, Klinggraf has had his Audience at Vienna; and has sped as ill as could have been expected.
Old English sped "success, prosperity, advancement," from Proto-Germanic *spodiz (cf. Old Saxon spod "success," Dutch spoed "haste, speed," Old High German spuot "success," Old Saxon spodian "to cause to succeed," Middle Dutch spoeden, Old High German spuoten "to haste"), from PIE *spo-ti- "speed," from *spe- "to thrive, prosper" (cf. Sanskrit sphayate "increases," Latin sperare "to hope," Old Church Slavonic spechu "endeavor," Lithuanian speju "to have leisure").
Meaning "quickness of motion or progress" emerged in late Old English (usually adverbially, in dative plural, e.g. spedum feran), emerging fully in early Middle English. Meaning "gear of a machine" is attested from 1866. Meaning "methamphetamine, or a related drug," first attested 1967, from its effect on users. Speed bump is 1975; figurative sense is 1990s. Full speed is recorded from late 14c. Speed reading first attested 1965. Speedball "mix of cocaine and morphine or heroin" is recorded from 1909.
Old English spedan "to succeed, prosper, advance" (see speed (n.)). Meaning "to go fast" is attested from c.1300. Meaning "to send forth with quickness" is first recorded 1560s; that of "to increase the work rate of" (usually with up) is from 1856. Related: Speeded; speeding.
The ratio of the distance traveled by an object (regardless of its direction) to the time required to travel that distance. Compare velocity.
An amphetamine, esp Methedrine2 (1960s+ Narcotics)