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speed

n. street slang for methamphetamine, a drug in a chrystaline form which supposedly stimulates the senses, is popular with some illicit drug users, and is addictive. It smells bad, has serious unhealthy side effects, and its possession, use and sale without a prescription are all crimes. (See: narcotics, controlled substance)

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Kindly treat sir, with promptitude and the urgency of now.'
It was resolved unanimously that the humanity, promptitude and skill shown by Pc Lane and Pc King in having on February 8, 2018, assisted in restoring a man to life entitles him/her to the Resuscitation Certificate of the Society which is hereby awarded.
class="MsoNormalThis vice spreads its roots far and wide and it needs to be addressed with immediate promptitude.
Scientific excellence, intelligence, and promptitude. 2.
The court had directed the PTA to evolve some comprehensive and delicate mechanism to identify the pages/websites containing blasphemous content in order to take some remedial steps with promptitude.
Musa Dean applauded the Government and people of China and Great Britain for recognizing the gallantry, effectiveness, promptitude and professionalism exhibited in the arrest and subsequent investigation and prosecution of criminal suspects who have been terrorizing peaceful residents of Monrovia and its environs.
They must be met by greater determination" by distributing "with least expense and greater promptitude that kind of political intelligence which is essential to a correct appreciation of the action and purposes of the Government." Meanwhile, William Stoddard, one of Lincoln's personal secretaries, was elected as the League's Grand Council Secretary.
I have had students from Nordic countries note that gratuities are mandatory (which is roughly equivalent to a no-gratuity policy that builds in a higher wage), and yet regulars to local establishments will tip voluntarily on top of the mandated gratuity "to insure promptitude" in the future.
The screaming of two children attracted his attention and seeing that the cause was a runaway horse attached to a trap he acted with much promptitude.
The court had directed the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) to evolve some comprehensive and delicate mechanism to identify the pages/websites containing blasphemous contents in order to take some remedial steps with promptitude.
The certificate, addressed to 'Churaki Caomi', noted his 'promptitude' in rescuing a Mr McGongile from drowning at Coolangatta, Queensland, in March 1911.
"The senior police officer shall take prompt action and ensure (that) vigilante groups and such people are prosecuted with quite promptitude," the bench, also comprising Justices Amitava Roy and A.