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rapidly

[ rap-id-lee ]
/ ˈræp ɪd li /
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adverb
within a short period of time:There are thousands of languages spoken in the world today, but many of them are rapidly approaching obsolescence and extinction.
with great speed; swiftly: Bats are more likely than birds to detect rapidly spinning turbine blades and avoid flying into them.
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Origin of rapidly

OTHER WORDS FROM rapidly

ul·tra·rap·id·ly, adverb
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