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  • 1 speeding

    noun (driving at (an illegally) high speed: He was fined for speeding.) υπέρβαση ορίου ταχύτητας

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  • 2 swift

    I [swift] adjective
    (fast or quick: a swift horse; Our methods are swift and efficient; a swift-footed animal.) σβέλτος
    - swiftness II [swift] noun
    (a type of bird rather like a swallow.) πετροχελίδονο

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  • 3 Speeding

    Bringing on one's way: V. πόμπιμος, πομπαῖος, ὠκύπομπος, εὔπομπος.
    Of a breeze: P. and V. οὔριος.

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  • 4 Swift

    Swallow: P. and V. χελιδών, ἡ (Plat. also Ar.).
    P. and V. ταχύς, ὀξύς, Ar. and V. ὠκύς, θοός, ταχύπους, V. ὠκύπους, ταχπορος, ταχύρροθος, σπερχνός, κραιπνός, λαιψηρός.
    With fem. nouns also V. δρομς (Eur., Bacch. 731).
    Hurried, quickly done: P. and V. ταχύς.
    Active: P. and V. ἐλαφρός (Xen.), Ar. and V. κοῦφος.

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  • 5 Swift-footed

    P. and V. ποδώκης (rare P.), Ar. and V. ταχύπους, V. ὠκύπους.

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  • 6 Swift-winged

    V. ταχύπτερος, ὠκύπτερος.

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  • 7 caution

    ['ko:ʃən] 1. noun
    1) (carefulness (because of possible danger etc): Exercise caution when crossing this road.) προσοχή, προφύλαξη
    2) (in law, a warning: The policeman gave him a caution for speeding.) σύσταση
    2. verb
    (to give a warning to: He was cautioned for drunken driving.) προειδοποιώ
    - cautious
    - cautiously

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  • 8 cheetah

    [' i:tə]
    (a very swift-running animal of the cat family.) γατόπαρδος

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  • 9 movement

    1) ((an act of) changing position or going from one point to another: The animal turned sideways with a swift movement.) κίνηση
    2) (activity: In this play there is a lot of discussion but not much movement.) δράση
    3) (the art of moving gracefully or expressively: She teaches movement and drama.) κίνηση
    4) (an organization or association: the Scout movement.) κίνημα
    5) (the moving parts of a watch, clock etc.) μηχανισμός ρολογιού
    6) (a section of a large-scale piece of music: the third movement of Beethoven's Fifth Symphony.) μέρος μουσικής σύνθεσης
    7) (a general tendency towards a habit, point of view etc: There's a movement towards simple designs in clothing these days.) τάση

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  • 10 speed

    [spi:d] 1. noun
    1) (rate of moving: a slow speed; The car was travelling at high speed.) ταχύτητα
    2) (quickness of moving.) ταχύτητα,γρηγοράδα
    2. verb
    1) ((past tense, past participles sped [sped] speeded) to (cause to) move or progress quickly; to hurry: The car sped/speeded along the motorway.) τρέχω,σπεύδω
    2) ((past tense, past participle speeded) to drive very fast in a car etc, faster than is allowed by law: The policeman said that I had been speeding.) τρέχω με υπερβολική ταχύτητα
    - speedy
    - speedily
    - speediness
    - speed bump
    - speed trap
    - speedometer
    - speed up

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  • 11 warn

    [wo:n] 1. verb
    1) (to tell (a person) in advance (about a danger etc): Black clouds warned us of the approaching storm; They warned her that she would be ill if she didn't rest.) προειδοποιώ
    2) (to advise (someone against doing something): I was warned about/against speeding by the policeman; They warned him not to be late.) κάνω σύσταση
    2. adjective
    (giving a warning: She received a warning message.) προειδοποιητικός

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  • 12 Gain

    Act of acquiring: V. ἐπίκτησις. ἡ, P. and V. κτῆσις, ἡ.
    Profit: P. and V. κέρδος, τό, λῆμμα, τό.
    Advantage: P. and V. ὠφέλεια, ἡ, ὄφελος, τό, ὄνησις, ἡ. Ar. and V. ὠφέλημα, τό, V. ὠφέλησις, ἡ; see Advantage.
    Superiority: P. πλεονεξια, ἡ, πλεονέκτημα, τό.
    What gain is there? V. τί δʼ ἔστι τὸ πλέον; (Eur., Phœn. 553).
    What gain will it be to the dead? P. τί δʼ ἔσται πλέον τῷ γε ἀποθανόντι; (act. 140).
    Love of base gain: P. and V. αἰσχροκέρδεια, ἡ.
    Loving base gain, adj.: P. and V. αἰσχροκερδής, Ar. and P. φιλοκερδής.
    v. trans.
    Acquire: P. and V. κτᾶσθαι, κατακτᾶσθαι, λαμβνειν, P. περιποιεῖσθαι; see Win.
    Win for oneself: P. and V. κτᾶσθαι, φέρεσθαι, κομίζεσθαι, εὑρίσκεσθαι, ἐκφέρεσθαι, Ar. and V. φέρειν ( al o Plat. but rare P.), εὑρίσκειν, V. ἄρνυσθαι (also Plat. but rare P.), κομίζειν.
    Gain in addition: P. and V. ἐπικτᾶσθαι, P. προσκτᾶσθαι.
    Help to gain: P. συγκτᾶσθαί (τινι), συγκατακτᾶσθαι (τί τινι).
    Gain as profit: P. and κερδαίνειν, ὀνινναι.
    Reach: V. and V. φικνεῖσθαι (εἰς, or πρός, acc.; V. also acc. alone).
    Attain to: P. and V. ἐφάπτεσθαι (gen.), ἐξικνεῖσθαι (gen. or acc.), τυγχνειν (gen.).
    A swift runner would have gained his goal: V. ἂν... ταχὺς βαδιστὴς τερμόνων ἀνθήπτετο (Eur., Med. 1182).
    Gain the heights: P. ἀντιλαμβάνεσθαι τῶν μετεώρων (Thuc. 4, 128).
    Gain the mountains: P. λαμβάνεσθαι τῶν ὀρῶν (Thuc. 3, 24).
    v. intrans.
    Get advantage: P. and V. κερδαίνειν, ὀννασθαι. P. πλεονεκτεῖν, πλέον ἔχειν; see Advantage.
    Gain the day: P. and V. νικᾶν, κρατεῖν.
    Gain ground: P. and V. προβαίνειν; met., P. and V. προκόπτειν.
    Gain on, overtake: P. ἐπικαταλαμβάνειν.
    Gain over: P. and V. προσποιεῖσθαι, προστθεσθαι, προσαγέσθαι; see win over.
    Persuade: P. and V. πείθειν; see Persuade.

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  • 13 Hasty

    P. and V. ταχύς, Ar. and P. ὀξύς, V. λαιψηρός, κραιπνός, σπερχνός, Ar. and V. θοός, ὠκύς; see Swift.
    Hurried, quickly finished: P. and V. ταχύς.
    Rash: of persons, P. προπετής, σφοδρός, εὐχερής, ἀλόγιστος, Ar. and P. ταμός, P. and V. θρασύς, σχέτλιος, θερμός, V. θοῦρος, δυσλόγιστος, Ar. and V. θούριος; of things, P. ἀπερίσκεπτος, ἄσκεπτος, ἀλόγιστος, P. and V. θρασύς, νεανικός. V. περισπερχής; see Rash.
    Hasty in temper: P. and V. ὀξς, Ar. and V. ὀξύθυμος, V. δύσοργος, Ar. and P. ἀκρχολος.
    Be hasty in temper, v.: V. ὀξυθυμεῖν (pass. in Ar.), σπέρχεσθαι, Ar. and P. νεανιεύεσθαι.

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  • 14 Headlong

    Head-foremost: P. ἐπὶ κεφαλήν.
    At a run: P. and V. δρόμῳ.
    Hastily: P. προπετῶς, προτροπάδην (Plat.).
    Rash: P. προπετής.
    Swift: P. and V. ταχύς, V. λαιψηρός, Ar. and V. θοός, δρομαῖος.
    Vehement: P. σφοδρός, Ar. and V. θούριος, V. θοῦρος.

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  • 15 Nimble

    P. and V. ἐλαφρός (Xen.), Ar. and V. κοῦφος, V. λαιψηρός.
    Swift: P. and V. ταχύς, Ar. and V. θοός, ὠκύς, V. ὠκύπους; see Swift.

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  • 16 Runner

    P. and V. δρομεύς, ὁ (Eur., El. 824); see Racer.
    One who runs in a race: P. σταδιοδρόμος, ὁ.
    Long-distance runner: P. δολιχοδρόμος, ὁ.
    One who runs with a message: P. ἡμεροδρόμος, ὁ, V. τρόχις, ὁ; see Messenger.
    A swift runner: V. ταχὺς βαδιστής (Eur., Med. 1182).

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  • 17 Winged

    P. and V. πτερωτός (Plat.), πτηνός (Plat.), πόπτερος (Plat.), Ar. and V. εὔπτερος, πτεροῦς, V. πετηνός, κατάπτερος, Ar. πτεροφόρος, πτέρινος.
    A winged arrow: V. κομήτης ἰός, ὁ (Soph., Trach. 567).
    Golden-winged, adj.: Ar. χρυσόπτερος.
    Swift-winged: V. ταχύπτερος, ὠκύπτερος.
    Whitewinged: V. λευκόπτερος.
    Yellow-winged: V. ξαυθόπτερος.

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  • 18 Wound

    P. and V. τραῦμα, τό, ἕλκος, τό (Plat., Alci. I. 115B).
    met. P. and V. τραῦμα, τό, V. ἕλκος, τό.
    Distress: P. and V. λύπη, ἡ, να, ἡ; see Distress, Indignation.
    Blow: P. and V. πληγή, ἡ, V. πλῆγμα, τό.
    Scar: P. and V. οὐλή, ἡ. V. σήμαντρον, τό.
    Without a wound, adj.: P. and V. ἄτρωτος (Plat.).
    Nor do blazoned devices deal wounds: V. οὐδʼ ἑλκοποιὰ γίγνεται τὰ σήματα (Æsch., Theb. 398).
    Who faces the swift wound of the spear: V. ὃς... ἀντιδέρκεται δορὸς ταχεῖαν ἄλοκα (Eur., H. F. 163).
    v. trans.
    P. and V. τιτρώσκειν, τραυματίζειν, P. κατατραυματίζειν, V. ἑλκοῦν, οὐτσαι ( 1st aor. of οὐτάζειν).
    Wounded: use also V. οὐτασμένος.
    Wounded in the back: V. νῶτον χαραχθείς (Eur. Rhes. 73).
    Scarred: V. ἐσφραγισμένος (Eur., I. T. 1372).
    met. Distress: P. and V. λυπεῖν, νιᾶν.

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