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expedite | expeditious | expeditiously

expeditious expeditiousness expeditiously
done with speed and efficiency
  • How to Memorize
    • expeditious - quick
  • Analysis

    Something ‘expeditious’ is characterized by a high degree of rapid efficiency. Therefore, to be ‘expeditious’ it is not enough for something to be completed quickly, it must also be done to a high standard. This formal word has positive connotations and is typically used in a professional context.

  • Exam DBSpoken DBOther
    Synonymsswift, prompt, efficient,
    Antonymsdilatorysluggish, leisurely,
  • Example(s)
    1. Each member of staff received a bonus for our expeditious handling of the large order that came in last week.

    2. That company are known for their expeditiousness. It really is a superbly run organization.

    3. I’m going to ask Alex to review my report before submitting it. I know I can trust him to expeditiously remove any errors I might have made.