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Definition:

  1. [adverb] with little or no delay; "the rescue squad arrived promptly"; "come here, quick!"
    Synonyms: promptly, ly

  2. [noun] any area of the body that is highly sensitive to pain (as the flesh underneath the skin or a fingernail or toenail)

  3. [adjective] accomplished rapidly and without delay; "was quick to make friends"; "his quick reaction prevented an accident"; "hoped for a speedy resolution of the problem"; "a speedy recovery"; "he has a right to a speedy trial"
    Synonyms: speedy

  4. [adjective] hurried and brief; "paid a flying visit"; "took a flying glance at the book"; "a quick inspection"; "a fast visit"
    Synonyms: flying, fast

  5. [adjective] moving quickly and lightly; "sleek and agile as a gymnast"; "as nimble as a deer"; "nimble fingers"; "quick of foot"; "the old dog was so spry it was halfway up the stairs before we could stop it"
    Synonyms: agile, nimble, spry

  6. [adjective] apprehending and responding with speed and sensitivity; "a quick mind"; "a ready wit"
    Synonyms: ready

  7. [adjective] performed with little or no delay; "an immediate reply to my letter"; "prompt obedience"; "was quick to respond"; "a straightaway denial"
    Synonyms: immediate, prompt, straightaway

  8. [adjective] easily aroused or excited; "a quick temper"; "a warm temper"
    Synonyms: warm

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