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Quickness


QUICK'NESS, noun

1. Speed; velocity; celerity; rapidity; as the quickness of motion.

2. Activity; briskness; promptness, as the quickness of the imagination or wit.

3. Acuteness of perception; keep sensibility; as quickness of sensation.

4. Sharpness; pungency.