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  1. quickness

    liveliness, velocity, speed, swiftness, celerity, fleetness, haste

    slowness, tardiness, dilatoriness

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  1. adeptness, adroitness, deftness, facility, quicknessnoun

    skillful performance or ability without difficulty

    "his quick adeptness was a product of good design"; "he was famous for his facility as an archer"

    rapidness, celerity, installation, speediness, quick-wittedness, adeptness, rapidity, facility, adroitness, readiness, mental quickness, deftness

  2. mental quickness, quickness, quick-wittednessnoun

    intelligence as revealed by an ability to give correct responses without delay

    speediness, celerity, adroitness, adeptness, quick-wittedness, mental quickness, rapidity, facility, rapidness, deftness

  3. celerity, quickness, rapidity, rapidness, speedinessnoun

    a rate that is rapid

    speediness, celerity, adroitness, quick-wittedness, adeptness, rapidity, rapidness, mental quickness, deftness, facility

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  1. quicknessnoun

    fleetness, expedition, rapidity, celerity, alacrity, agility, dispatch, velocity, haste, speed, facility

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  1. Richard Aborn:

    The police need to do as much as possible to get illegal guns off the street and then those cases have to be prosecuted very, very quickly, when kids commit illegal acts, if you dont move quickly they dont get the message. Quickness is as important, if not more important, than harsh punishment.

  2. Alfred North Whitehead:

    Intelligence is quickness to apprehend as distinct from ability, which is capacity to act wisely on the thing apprehended.

  3. Grand Duchess Maria Nikolaevna of Russia:

    Time flies by with a horrible quickness. Soon it will be a year since we saw our friends. Well, it's nothing. God will grant us all to meet again.

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