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quick
n. any area of the body that is highly sensitive to pain (as the flesh underneath the skin or a fingernail or toenail)
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quick, quickly, promptly
adv. with little or no delay; "the rescue squad arrived promptly"; "come here, quick!"
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spry, quick, nimble, agile
adj. 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"
straightaway, quick, prompt, immediate
adj. performed with little or no delay; "an immediate reply to my letter"; "a prompt reply"; "was quick to respond"; "a straightaway denial"
quick
adj. brought about in a short time: "a sudden cure"
fast, quick, flying
adj. hurried and brief; "paid a flying visit"; "took a flying glance at the book"; "a quick inspection"; "a fast visit"
ready, quick
adj. apprehending and responding with speed and sensitivity; "a quick mind"; "a ready wit"
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dextrous, dexterous, deft
adj. skillful in physical movements; especially of the hands; "a deft waiter"; "deft fingers massaged her face"; "dexterous of hand and inventive of mind"
alive, animated
adj. having life or vigor or spirit; "an animated and expressive face"; "animated conversation"; "became very animated when he heard the good news"
capable
adj. (usually followed by `of') having capacity or ability; "capable of winning"; "capable of hard work"; "capable of walking on two feet"
resourceful
adj. having inner resources; adroit or imaginative; "someone who is resourceful is capable of dealing with difficult situations"; "an able and resourceful politician"; "the most resourceful cook in town"
passing, perfunctory, cursory, casual
adj. hasty and without attention to detail; not thorough; "a casual (or cursory) inspection failed to reveal the house's structural flaws"; "a passing glance"; "perfunctory courtesy"
impetuous
adj. marked by violent force; "impetuous heaving waves"
shrewd, sharp, astute
adj. marked by practical hardheaded intelligence; "a smart businessman"; "an astute tenant always reads the small print in a lease"; "he was too shrewd to go along with them on a road that could lead only to their overthrow"
capable, able
adj. have the skills and qualifications to do things well; "able teachers"; "a capable administrator"; "children as young as 14 can be extremely capable and dependable"
nonchalant, insouciant, casual
adj. marked by blithe unconcern; "an ability to interest casual students"; "showed a casual disregard for cold weather"; "an utterly insouciant financial policy"; "an elegantly insouciant manner"; "drove his car with nonchalant abandon"; "was polite in a teasing nonchalant manner"
summary, succinct, compact, compendious
adj. briefly giving the gist of something; "a short and compendious book"; "a compact style is brief and pithy"; "succinct comparisons"; "a summary formulation of a wide-ranging subject"
inventive, imaginative
adj. (used of persons or artifacts) marked by independence and creativity in thought or action; "an imaginative use of material"; "the invention of the knitting frame by another ingenious English clergyman"- Lewis Mumford; "an ingenious device"; "had an inventive turn of mind"; "inventive ceramics"
alive
adj. (followed by `to' or `of') aware of; "is alive to the moods of others"
breezy
adj. fresh and animated; "her breezy nature"
full of life, vital, lively
adj. full of spirit; "a dynamic full of life woman"; "a vital and charismatic leader"; "this whole lively world"
energetic
adj. possessing or exerting or displaying energy; "an energetic fund raiser for the college"; "an energetic group of hikers"; "it caused an energetic chemical reaction"
zippy, spanking, snappy, rattling, merry, lively, brisk, alert
adj. quick and energetic; "a brisk walk in the park"; "a lively gait"; "a merry chase"; "traveling at a rattling rate"; "a snappy pace"; "a spanking breeze"
vigorous
adj. characterized by forceful and energetic action or activity; "a vigorous hiker"; "gave her skirt a vigorous shake"; "a vigorous campaign"; "a vigorous foreign policy"; "vigorous opposition to the war"
speedy, rapid
adj. characterized by speed; moving with or capable of moving with high speed; "a rapid movement"; "a speedy car"; "a speedy errand boy"
supple, limber
adj. (used of persons' bodies) capable of moving or bending freely
supple, limber
adj. (used of e.g. personality traits) readily adaptable; "a supple mind"; "a limber imagination"
lissom, sylphlike, svelte, supple, slender, lithesome, lithe, lissome
adj. moving and bending with ease
witty
adj. combining clever conception and facetious expression; "his sermons were unpredictably witty and satirical as well as eloquent"
nimble, agile
adj. mentally quick; "an agile mind"; "nimble wits"
precocious
adj. characterized by or characteristic of exceptionally early development or maturity (especially in mental aptitude); "a precocious child"; "a precocious achievement"
superficial
adj. concerned with or comprehending only what is apparent or obvious; not deep or penetrating emotionally or intellectually; "superficial similarities"; "a superficial mind"; "his thinking was superficial and fuzzy"; "superficial knowledge"; "the superficial report didn't give the true picture"; "only superficial differences"
facile
adj. arrived at without due care or effort; lacking depth; "too facile a solution for so complex a problem"
qualified
adj. meeting the proper standards and requirements and training for an office or position or task; "many qualified applicants for the job"
hit-or-miss, haphazard
adj. dependent upon or characterized by chance; "a haphazard plan of action"; "his judgment is rather hit-or-miss"
light-headed, empty-headed, silly, lightheaded, giddy, featherbrained, dizzy, airheaded
adj. lacking seriousness; given to frivolity; "a dizzy blonde"; "light-headed teenagers"; "silly giggles"
light-minded, flippant
adj. showing inappropriate levity
expert, technical
adj. of or relating to or requiring special knowledge to be understood; "technical terminology"; "a technical report"; "technical language"
sprightly
adj. full of spirit and vitality; "a sprightly young girl"; "a sprightly dance"
vibrant
adj. of colors that are bright and striking
dead, short, suddenly, abruptly
adv. quickly and without warning; "he stopped suddenly"
fast
adv. quickly or rapidly (often used as a combining form); "how fast can he get here?"; "ran as fast as he could"; "needs medical help fast"; "fast-running rivers"; "fast-breaking news"; "fast-opening (or fast-closing) shutters"
hotfoot
adv. without delay; speedily; "sent ambassadors hotfoot to the Turks"- Francis Hackett; "drove hotfoot for Boston"
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gymnastic
adj. of or relating to or used in exercises intended to develop strength and agility; "gymnastic horse"
dancing
adj. moving quickly and excitedly: "on dancing feet"
overactive, hyperactive
adj. more active than normal; "a hyperactive child"
lively
adj. characterized by energetic activity; "a lively baby"
accelerated
adj. speeded up, as of an academic course; "in an accelerated program in school"
ahead of time
adj. (of timepieces) indicating later than the correct time
red-hot, hot, blistering
adj. very fast; capable of quick response and great speed; "a hot sports car"; "a blistering pace"; "got off to a hot start"; "in hot pursuit"; "a red-hot line drive"
double-quick
adj. (of a marching cadence) very quick
scurrying, hurrying
adj. moving with great haste; "affection for this hurrying driving...little man"; "lashed the scurrying horses"
swift, fleet
adj. moving very fast; "fleet of foot"; "the fleet scurrying of squirrels"; "a swift current"; "swift flight of an arrow"; "a swift runner"
high-speed
adj. operating at high speed; "a high-speed food processor"; "a high-velocity shell"
high-velocity, high-speed
adj. operating at high speed; "a high-speed food processor"; "a high-velocity shell"
instant, instantaneous
adj. occurring with no delay; "relief was instantaneous"; "instant gratification"
jet-propelled
adj. propelled by (or as if propelled by) a jet engine
meteoric
adj. like a meteor in speed or brilliance or transience; "a meteoric rise to fame"
speedy, rapid
adj. characterized by speed; moving with or capable of moving with high speed; "a rapid movement"; "a speedy car"; "a speedy errand boy"
abrupt
adj. exceedingly sudden and unexpected; "came to an abrupt stop"; "an abrupt change in the weather"
explosive
adj. sudden and loud; "an explosive laugh"
unforeseen, unexpected
adj. happening or coming quickly and without warning; "a sudden unexpected development"
hasty
adj. excessively quick; "made a hasty exit"; "a headlong rush to sell"
precipitant, overhasty, precipitous, precipitate, hasty
adj. done with very great haste and without due deliberation; "hasty marriage seldom proveth well"- Shakespeare; "hasty makeshifts take the place of planning"- Arthur Geddes; "rejected what was regarded as an overhasty plan for reconversion"; "wondered whether they had been rather precipitate in deposing the king"
pell-mell, helter-skelter
adj. with undue hurry and confusion; "a helter-skelter kind of existence with never a pause"; "a pell-mell dash for the train"
rush, rushed
adj. done under pressure; "a rush job"
nimble, agile
adj. mentally quick; "an agile mind"; "nimble wits"
quick-witted
adj. mentally nimble and resourceful; "quick-witted debater"; "saved an embarrassing situation with quick-witted tact"
perceptive, discerning, apprehensive
adj. quick to understand; "a kind and apprehensive friend"- Nathaniel Hawthorne
smart as a whip, brilliant, brainy
adj. having or marked by unusual and impressive intelligence; "some men dislike brainy women"; "a brilliant mind"; "a brilliant solution to the problem"
smart, bright
adj. characterized by quickness and ease in learning; "some children are brighter in one subject than another"; "smart children talk earlier than the average"
prehensile
adj. having a keen intellect; "poets--those gifted strangely prehensile men"- A.T.Quiller-Couch
trenchant, searching
adj. having keenness and forcefulness and penetration in thought, expression, or intellect; "searching insights"; "trenchant criticism"
thinking, reasoning, intelligent
adj. endowed with the capacity to reason
scintillating
adj. brilliantly clever; "scintillating wit"; "a play full of scintillating dialogue"
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torpid, soggy, sluggish, inert
adj. slow and apathetic; "she was fat and inert"; "a sluggish worker"; "a mind grown torpid in old age"
unenrgetic, lethargic
adj. deficient in alertness or activity; "bullfrogs became lethargic with the first cold nights"
pokey, poky, laggard, dilatory
adj. wasting time
gradual
adj. proceeding in small stages; "a gradual increase in prices"
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