What does the word apace mean?

    Part of speech: adverb

  • Rapidly.

Usage examples for apace

  1. That winter we added a few square miles to a blank corner of the map where re- discovery was necessary, and where re- discovery will go on apace and produce most interesting results, when we have finished conquering the barbarous followers of the Khalifa, and restore law and order to that wide portion of Africa known as the Eastern Soudan; for the Soudan, meaning in Arabic 'the country of the blacks, ' really extends from the Atlantic to the Red Sea. – Southern Arabia by Theodore Bent Mabel Bent
  2. The friendship between her and the old man waxed apace. – The Song of Songs by Hermann Sudermann