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  • n  any area of the body that is highly sensitive to pain (as the flesh underneath the skin or a fingernail or toenail)
  • s  accomplished rapidly and without delay
    was quick to make friends
    his quick reaction prevented an accident
  • s  hurried and brief
    a quick inspection
  • s  moving quickly and lightly
    quick of foot
  • s  apprehending and responding with speed and sensitivity
    a quick mind
  • s  performed with little or no delay
    was quick to respond
  • s  easily aroused or excited
    a quick temper
  • r  with little or no delay
    come here, quick!

  • When Publisher Gardner Cowles started pocket-size Quick magazine in May 1949, it quickly became something of a postwar wonder.
  • After Publisher Gardner ("Mike") Cowles folded pocket-size Quick last year, he quickly found a buyer for the magazine.
  • Many come from Kolkata (formerly Calcutta) and Dhaka, and a good proportion have overstayed their visas in order to make quick money as restaurant workers or peddlers of .
News & Articles


  • Barack Obama in AFP
    The Senate's quick action and General Petraeus's unrivaled experience will ensure we do not miss a beat in our strategy to break the Taliban's momentum and build Afghan capacity,Obama said in a statement.
  • Tiger Wood in CBSSports.com
    It's always nice to get off quick,said Woods, who is seeking his first major since the US Open last summer. "The first round, you can play yourself out of a golf tournament. You certainly cannot win the golf tournament on the first day."
  • Robert Gates in Xinhua
    It is very important that the Turks make this operation as short as possible. I measure quick in terms of days, a week or two,Gates told reporters in New Delhi before leaving for scheduled visit to Ankara to meet Turkish officials on Thursday.

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