APACE

quickly, rapidly, speedily, chop-chop, apace, in short order

(adverb) with speed; “he works quickly”; “John got ready in short order”

apace

(adverb) (poetic, literary) quickly

Source: WordNet® 3.1


Etymology

Adverb

apace (not comparable)

Quickly, rapidly, with speed.

Synonyms

• expeditiously

• swiftly

Anagrams

• capea

Source: Wiktionary


A*pace", adv. Etym: [Pref. a- + pace. OE. a pas at a walk, in which a is the article. See Pace.]

Definition: With a quick pace; quick; fast; speedily. His dewy locks did drop with brine apace. Spenser. A visible triumph of the gospel drawapace. I. Taylor.

Source: Webster’s Unabridged Dictionary 1913 Edition



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Word of the Day

5 December 2022

CAREFUL

(adjective) unhurried and with care and dignity; “walking at the same measured pace”; “with all deliberate speed”


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Coffee Trivia

Contrary to popular belief, coffee beans are not technically beans. They are referred to as such because of their resemblance to legumes. A coffee bean is a seed of the Coffea plant and the source for coffee. It is the pit inside the red or purple fruit, often referred to as a cherry. Just like ordinary cherries, the coffee fruit is also a so-called stone fruit.

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