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Τὰ πάντα ῥεῖ καὶ οὐδὲν μένει -> Everything flows and nothing stands still
Heraclitus

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adj.

P. and V. ταχύς, ὀξύς, Ar. and V. ὠκύς, ταχύπους, θοός, V. ὠκύπους, ταχύπορος, ταχύρροθος, σπερχνός, κραιπνός, λαιψηρός. Active, nimble: P. and V. ἐλαφρός (Xen.), Ar. and V. κοῦφος. Hurried, quickly done: P. and V. ταχύς. Energetic: P. and V. πρόθυμος, σπουδαῖος, ἔντονος, σύντονος. Quick in intellect: Ar. and P. ὀξύς, P. and V. δριμύς (Plat. and Eur., Cycl.). Quick-tempered: P. and V. ὀξύς, Ar. and P. ἀκράχολος, Ar. and V. ὀξύθυμος, V. δύσοργος. Alive: P. and V. ζῶν, ἔμψυχος. This cuts to the quick: V. ξυρεῖ γὰρ ἐν χρῷ τοῦτο (Soph., Aj. 786). interj. Use imperative of verbs to hasten.