Sentence Examples

  • He was surnamed Cursor from his swiftness of foot.
  • The speed with which it bounds upon its prey, when loosed from the cart, exceeds the swiftness of any other mammal.
  • The swiftness, the strength and the highly developed power of scent in the dog, have made it a powerful ally of man against the other animals; and perhaps these qualities in the dog were necessary to the establishment of society.
  • In spite of his small stature, he held his own amongst the other heroes before Troy; he was brave, next to Achilles in swiftness of foot and famous for throwing the spear.
  • The specific name was given on account of the extraordinary swiftness of the animal.