apace

[ uh-peys ]
/ əˈpeɪs /

adverb

with speed; quickly; swiftly.

Origin of apace

1275–1325; Middle English a pas(e) at a (good) pace. See a-1, pace1
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apace

/ (əˈpeɪs) /

adverb

quickly; rapidly

Word Origin for apace

C14: probably from Old French à pas, at a (good) pace
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Word Origin and History for apace

apace


adv.

mid-14c., from a pace, literally "at a pace," but usually with a sense of "at a good pace," from a- (1) "on" + pace (n.).

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