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celerity


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Celerity  \Ce*ler"i*ty\,  n.  [L.  celeritas  from  celer  swiftm 
  speedy:  sf  F.  c['e]l['e]rit['e].] 
  Rapidity  of  motion;  quickness;  swiftness. 
 
  Time,  with  all  its  celerity,  moves  slowly  to  him  whose 
  whole  employment  is  to  watch  its  flight.  --Johnson. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  celerity 
  n  :  a  rate  that  is  rapid  [syn:  {quickness},  {rapidity}] 




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