Postal workers labored overtime to speed delivery of the holiday mail.

Hurry implies a markedly faster rate than usual, often with concomitant confusion or commotion: Hurry, or you'll miss the plane! Hasten suggests urgency and often eager or rash swiftness: My doctor hastened to reassure me that the tests were negative. Quicken and especially accelerate refer to increase in rate of activity, growth, or progress: The skater's breathing quickened as he neared the end of his routine.

Fast, quick, rapid, and swift are all used to say taht something moves or happens with great speed.

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FW: Thinking: How To Make A Living When Robots Take Our Jobs One of the big questions left to answer is how will we make a living in a world where more of our work is left to automated machinery?

The robots aren’t exactly poised to displace everyone tomorrow but that day is coming.

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It increases as the f-number is decreased and vice versa syn: speed, velocity, celerity refer to swift or energetic movement or operation.

By the time you have your first child, you’ll be 38 or 39. That’s not the kind of life you imagined for yourself or your children. Let’s just hope that they don’t discriminate against men their own age.

This is so true, and it doesn’t stop in the 30s, either.

Most 36-year-old women think you’re a dirty old man. This does not mean that you’re not a great guy with a ton to give and the purest intentions. I know you were looking for advice, Dale, so I don’t want to leave you without it. One, sign up with one of those successful men/younger women sites.

Now you’re going to get the same song and dance as every other guy who has written to complain about women on the Internet. So let’s say you’re a 36-year-old woman, entering the prime of your life. Yeah, 45 is a little old, you say, but you want to be open-minded. It’s that you’re failing to recognize what most younger women want. At least you know that a woman on Millionaire Match might be more willing to sacrifice youth for security.

You get BOMBARDED by emails from fifty and sixty something Baby Boomers looking to trade up in the world. Yet these men keep on writing – talking about how they’re young for their age, how they’d love to have children, how they have everything in life except a good younger woman. Understand, Dale, there is nothing wrong with you being attracted to a fertile and youthful woman in her 30’s. Instead of searching through hundreds of thirtysomething women who wouldn’t give you a second look, Reverse Match shows you who IS open to dating a 56-year-old man.