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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishrapidlyrap‧id‧ly /ˈræpɪdli/ ●●○ W3 adverb  very quickly and in a very short time The disease was spreading more rapidly than expected.rapidly growing/changing/expanding etc the rapidly changing world of technologysee thesaurus at quickly
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rapidlyEven those he tried to establish with office girls seemed to founder fairly rapidly.Labour markets became very tight and money wages rose rapidly.Other primates laugh by panting rapidly.After the Gulf War he was promoted rapidly and began to mix more in political circles.Rose recovered rapidly and was soon able to go outside again.Copper vessels and brass fittings are rapidly attacked under these conditions.However, the market is developing rapidly externally.But in rapidly heating or cooling markets, new-home prices can signal a change in overall price trends.rapidly growing/changing/expanding etcFrom Melbourne to Seoul, intraregional trade and investments were rapidly expanding.The leisure industry, however, is one of the world's largest and most rapidly expanding businesses.The rapidly expanding capabilities of information technology would facilitate the process.This rapidly changing eighteenth-century upper class reaped the rewards of the political settlement hard-won in 1688 after civil war and the interregnum.Sprint, an early entrant into the commercial Internet, has a rapidly growing Internet services business.Cidco, with revenues of $ 194 million last year, holds a 60 percent share of the rapidly growing market.It appears to be most damaging to rapidly growing organs in the body, Etzel said.However, for the twelfth century we are much better informed about the rapidly expanding wine trade.
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