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quick

Definitions


[kwɪk], (Adjective)

Definitions:
- moving fast or doing something in a short time
(e.g: in the qualifying session he was two seconds quicker than his teammate)

- prompt to understand, think, or learn; intelligent
(e.g: it was quick of him to spot the mistake)


Phrases:
- a quick one
- cut someone to the quick
- quick with child

Origin:
Old English cwic, cwicu ‘alive, animated, alert’, of Germanic origin; related to Dutch kwiek ‘sprightly’ and German keck ‘saucy’, from an Indo-European root shared by Latin vivus ‘alive’ and Greek bios, zōē ‘life’


[kwɪk], (Adverb)

Definitions:
- at a fast rate; quickly
(e.g: he'll find some place where he can make money quicker)


Phrases:
- a quick one
- cut someone to the quick
- quick with child

Origin:


[kwɪk], (Noun)

Definitions:
- the soft tender flesh below the growing part of a fingernail or toenail.

- those who are living
(e.g: the quick and the dead)

- a fast bowler.


Phrases:
- a quick one
- cut someone to the quick
- quick with child

Origin:




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