verb (used with or without object), speed-read [speed-red], /ˈspidˌrɛd/, speed-read·ing [speed-ree-ding]. /ˈspidˌri dɪŋ/.
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OTHER WORDS FROM speed-readspeed-read·er [speed-ree-der], /ˈspidˌri dər/, noun
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Term limits could be a prescription to speed change along.
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If you read the reactions, she was billed as ‘Beauty and Brains.’Why Was Bess Myerson the First and Last Jewish Miss America?|Emily Shire|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
He felt his body grow limp (like one of those high-speed films of a flower wilting).Powerful Congressman Writes About ‘Fleshy Breasts’|Asawin Suebsaeng|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Another read: “We need leaders who will stand against Common Core.”
But Mrs. Dodd, the present vicar's wife, retained the precious prerogative of choosing the book to be read at the monthly Dorcas.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume I (of 3)|Charles James Wills
Now first we shall want our pupil to understand, speak, read and write the mother tongue well.The Salvaging Of Civilisation|H. G. (Herbert George) Wells
No man should regard the subject of religion as decided for him until he has read The Golden Bough.God and my Neighbour|Robert Blatchford
Really, he had made astonishing speed for one who had tunnelled his way underp.The Tale of Grandfather Mole|Arthur Scott Bailey
A long stretch of smooth ice followed, over which he glided with ever-increasing speed.The Giant of the North|R.M. Ballantyne