rapid

01. His [rapid] advancement in the company is due purely to his hard work, and his ability to work under pressure.
02. Carried by the waves, the young child was [rapidly] being pulled out to sea.
03. AIDS is spreading with horrifying [rapidity] through certain parts of the African continent.
04. Once treatment was begun, the patient made a [rapid] recovery.
05. Jobs are plentiful in this [rapidly] growing economy.
06. It's hard to understand his Italian because he speaks so [rapidly].
07. A [rapidly] growing population has put a great strain on the country's resources.
08. The recent election campaign [rapidly] progressed in favor of the governing party.
09. James Fulbright once remarked that we must learn to explore all the options and possibilities that confront us in a complex and [rapidly] changing world.
10. The buzzing sound of flies and bees is produced simply by the noise of their wings moving up and down at a [rapid] rate.
11. Like most African wildlife, the animals of Mozambique are threatened by the area's [rapidly] growing human population.
12. Green monkeys have multiplied [rapidly] in Barbados, due to a lack of predators.
13. The Incan Empire in Peru grew [rapidly] during the time of the Emperor Pachacuti, from 1438 to 1471.
14. Bhutan's rivers have many [rapids] and waterfalls.
15. Kyrgyzstan's population is increasing by well over 2% yearly, and this [rapid] rate will result in a doubling of the country's population in just over 30 years.
16. Over the past 20 years, the tourist industry in Guam has grown [rapidly], creating a construction boom for new hotels.
17. Since the Second World War, Japan has advanced with extraordinary [rapidity] to the rank of second most technologically-powerful economy in the world.
18. The [rapid] change in climate caused by the greenhouse effect does not give living things enough time to adapt.

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