CELERITY

PRONUNCIATION: (suh-LER-i-tee)

MEANING: noun: Swiftness; speed.

ETYMOLOGY: From French cÚlÚritÚ (promptness), from Latin celer (swift). Earliest documented use: 1483.

____________________________________


ACELERITY - going nowhere fast

CLERITY - easily understood, in Brooklyn

CELERITE - 1. a mineral that comes in green stringy stalks
2. going faster and faster AND FASTER in Australia