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celerity [suh-ler-i-tee]

noun
swiftness; speed.

http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/celerity


Given how frail and ancient the woman looked, Jeremy was extremely surprised at the celerity of the old bat's movements as she bowled him over to claim the last open seat on the bus.
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