Verb(1) move faster(2) make keen or more acute(3) give life or energy to(4) show signs of life(5) give new life or energy to
(1) He hopes this will quicken his reaction to the ball.(2) I felt my pulse quicken(3) Never break a synthetic log apart to quicken the fire or use more than one log at a time.(4) The new films ultimately could quicken the recovery of burn victims and patients with skin ulcers and bedsores, the team asserts.(5) The corpse is then made to swallow crushed rose petals, infused with Azoth, which quicken the corpse to life.(6) As the body without the soul is dead, so the soul without the Spirit is dead, and one work of the Spirit is to quicken the dead soul by breathing into it the living spirit.(7) Instead of turning around I quicken my pace, stepping into an entranceway, pressing myself back against the door in fear.(8) Two or three cups of the stalks, with leaves put into a cup of wine, especially claret, are known to quicken the spirits, refresh and cheer the heart, and drive away melancholy.(9) Yet, obviously, such transference might quicken interest and offer other ways of thinking about a subject.(10) Up until the 19th century, a woman was deemed officially pregnant when she felt her fetus quicken , which was about four or five months after intercourse had occurred.(11) Interest will quicken in the discarded, spartan works of Bacewicz and Baird, inspiring a generational revival.(12) To quicken the flames, benzine and oil were used in great quantities.(13) It goes to show that work on the canal is beginning to quicken and that this project can work.(14) She also urged Japan to quicken the pace of a project aimed at disposing of the huge stockpiles of chemical weapons left in China by retreating Japanese armies.(15) Asha waited expectantly, with a trace of fear and curiosity, her heartbeat quickening slightly at the prospect.(16) I open my eyes and my pulse quickens and the fear rises within me as the contents of the room pull into focus.
2. stimulate ::
3. invigorate ::
4. whet ::
5. recreate ::
1. brake ::
2. decelerate ::
3. retard ::
Different Formsquicken, quickened, quickening, quickens
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