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Related to cuts to the quick: fall back on, come down with, stick with, on the part of, in line with
quick(Discerning), adjective acute, adept, adroit, agile, aggressive, astute, brainy, bright, brilliant, clever, deft, dexterous, discerning, educable, fiery, intelligent, irascible, irritable, keen, of ready intelligence, peppery, sagacious, sharp, skillful, snappish, teachable, trainable
quick(Fleeting), adjective active, artful, born, brief, caducous, cursory, deft, elusive, ephemeral, evanescent, expeditious, express, facile, fast, fleet, fleeting, frisky, hasty, hurried, immediate, impermanent, impulsive, instantaneous, meteoric, momentary, nimble, perfunctory, perishable, perspicacious, precipitate, proficient, prompt, rapid, ready, short-lived, speedy, sudden, summary, swift, temporary, transient, vivacious, volatile, wide-awake
See also: alert, artful, born, brief, conscious, cursory, deft, expeditious, facile, immediate, impulsive, instantaneous, live, perfunctory, perspicacious, precipitate, proficient, prompt, rapid, ready, summary, volatile