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adverb


(1)   With rapid movements
"He works quickly"
(2)   With little or no delay
"The rescue squad arrived promptly"
"Come here, quick!"
(3)   Without taking pains
"He looked cursorily through the magazine"
Wiktonary



Usage notes

  • Although the comparative and superlative one-word forms exist and are in use, the two-word forms are more common.