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swiftly

[ swift-lee ]
/ ˈswɪft li /
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adverb

with great speed or velocity:Catching a reflection in my mask lens, I swiftly turned around to see an 18-foot great white shark just yards away, looking straight at me!
without delay;promptly; quickly: Behavior issues will be dealt with swiftly and decisively.

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