Definition of Swiftest

1. Adjective. (superlative of swift) ¹



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Definition of Swiftest

1. swift [adj] - See also: swift

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Swiftest

swidden
swiddens
swies
swift
swift boat
swift boating
swiftboat
swiftboated
swiftboating
swiftboats
swifted
swifter
swiftered
swiftering
swifters
swiftest (current term)
swifting
swiftlet
swiftlets
swiftly
swiftness
swiftnesses
swifts
swigged
swiggers
swigging
swiggle
swigs

Literary usage of Swiftest

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1. The History of Herodotus by Herodotus (1824)
"... the swiftest of all animals to the swiftest of all the Gods. was practised in Persia in the time of Asia, we shall only observe, Cyrus, ..."

2. A Treatise on Fluxions by Colin MacLaurin (1801)
"If FPA be the line of swiftest descent from F to the lowermost point A, SA = a, SP (= r) meet the circle AD described from the centre S in D, ..."

3. Dictionary of the Bible: Comprising Its Antiquities, Biography, Geography by William Robertson Smith (1896)
"The ostrich U the largest of all known birds, and perhaps the swiftest of all cursorial animals. The feathers so much prized are the long white plumes of ..."

4. English Synonymes Explained: In Alphabetical Order ; with Copious by George Crabb (1883)
"... Thou'rt so far before, That swiftest wing of recompense is slow To overtake thee. ... swiftest ..."

5. Principles of Physics, Or Natural Philosophy: Designed for the Use of by Benjamin Silliman (1871)
"... or curve of swiftest descent.—it was demonstrated by J. Bernoulli, and is confirmed by experiment, that a body descending a cycloid, whose base is ..."

6. The History of Herodotus by Herodotus (1824)
"... the swiftest of all animals to the swiftest of all the Gods. was practised in Persia in the time of Asia, we shall only observe, Cyrus, ..."

7. A Treatise on Fluxions by Colin MacLaurin (1801)
"If FPA be the line of swiftest descent from F to the lowermost point A, SA = a, SP (= r) meet the circle AD described from the centre S in D, ..."

8. Dictionary of the Bible: Comprising Its Antiquities, Biography, Geography by William Robertson Smith (1896)
"The ostrich U the largest of all known birds, and perhaps the swiftest of all cursorial animals. The feathers so much prized are the long white plumes of ..."

9. English Synonymes Explained: In Alphabetical Order ; with Copious by George Crabb (1883)
"... Thou'rt so far before, That swiftest wing of recompense is slow To overtake thee. ... swiftest ..."

10. Principles of Physics, Or Natural Philosophy: Designed for the Use of by Benjamin Silliman (1871)
"... or curve of swiftest descent.—it was demonstrated by J. Bernoulli, and is confirmed by experiment, that a body descending a cycloid, whose base is ..."

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