- Opposite words for swift:
- inactive, dragging, dawdling, unhurried, clumsy, languid, inert, slowish, laggard, dillydallying, slow, tardy, deliberate, dallying, ultraslow, lingering, leisurely, poking, late, unready, dilatory, crawling, measured, sluggish, poky, plodding, dull, heavy.
- Usage samples:
For now, on the great sea, a swift fleet is gathering.
"The Roman Poets of the Republic",W. Y. Sellar.
Come, and I will start ye on the swift trail to your own country, and ye shall come here no more."
"Parables Of A Province",Gilbert Parker Last Updated: March 13, 2009.
Then, with a swift change of hold, the youngster took Jim in a wrestler's grip, one he had learned from his father.
"The Boy With the U.S. Miners",Francis Rolt-Wheeler.
Just think, Mr. Swift!
"Tom Swift among the Fire Fighters or, Battling with Flames from the Air",Victor Appleton.
- For now, on the great sea, a swift fleet is gathering.