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 for celerity
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Celerity \Ce*ler"i*ty\, n. [L. celeritas, from celer swiftm
     speedy: sf. F. c['e]l['e]rit['e].]
     Rapidity of motion; quickness; swiftness.
     [1913 Webster]
           Time, with all its celerity, moves slowly to him whose
           whole employment is to watch its flight. --Johnson.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: a rate that is rapid [syn: celerity, quickness,
           rapidity, rapidness, speediness]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  37 Moby Thesaurus words for "celerity":
     air speed, alacrity, bat, briskness, dispatch, expedition,
     expeditiousness, fastness, flight, flit, flurry, gait,
     ground speed, haste, hurry, hustle, instantaneousness, knots,
     legerity, lightning speed, miles per hour, pace, precipitation,
     promptitude, promptness, quickness, rapidity, round pace, rpm,
     rush, rustle, snappiness, speed, speediness, swift rate, swiftness,

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