flat out, like a blue streak, like the wind, like a shot, posthaste, fast, quickly, lickety-split, like greased lightning, cursorily, like wildfire, hell-for-leather, like a bat out of hell, full tilt, quick, like a flash, rapidly, like a streak, in nothing flat, speedily, in a flash, pronto, chop-chop, promptly, like a house on fire
- His curiosity concerning this nun grew apace, for she seemed a favourite with both the girls. - "A Dozen Ways Of Love", Lily Dougall.
- But meanwhile, and perhaps in consequence, editions and translations of The Prince multiplied apace. - "Machiavelli, Volume I The Art of War; and The Prince", Niccolò Machiavelli.
- Night was coming on apace, a long way lay still before him, and he walked hastily; she being nearer home, sauntered leisurely, swinging her parasol. - "A Mere Accident", George Moore.