Quicken (verb)

  1. Make or become faster, more active, or more intense.
  2. Make or become alive.


Middle english: from old english cwician, cwician "revive, come to life", of germanic origin; related to quick.


  1. She quickened her pace as she saw the finish line.
  2. The music quickened his pulse.
  3. The wind quickened and the waves grew higher.
  4. He quickened the fire by adding more wood.
  5. The news of his arrival quickened her heart.
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