(Roget's IV) modif.
Syn. energetically, quickly, brusquely, rapidly, impulsively, nimbly, agilely, dexterously, decisively, firmly, actively, promptly, readily, vigorously, incisively, in a lively manner, bracingly; see also emphatically .
Ant. listlessly, slowly*, sluggishly.

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