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rapidly (adverb), more rapidly, most rapidly
1. A reference to fast movements: The rapidly advancing waves swept Ted's small boat towards the shore.
2. With great speed, celerity, or velocity; swiftly: The velocity of the winds was rapidly increasing the intensity of the hurricane.
3. With quick progression; such as, to run with great speed; to grow or to improve quickly: During the foot race, their team member, Toby, was observed rapidly gaining on the racer from the other school.
4. With fast utterance or talking: It was difficult to understand Mildred, the speaker, because she tended to speak too rapidly. Maybe she was too nervous.
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