Adjective "Quickened" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Quickened


    Definition:

    1. to make more rapid; accelerate; hasten: She quickened her pace.

    2. to give or restore vigor or activity to; stir up, rouse, or stimulate: to quicken the imagination.

    3. to revive; restore life to: The spring rains quickened the earth. verb (used without object)

    4. to become more active, sensitive, etc.: This drug causes the pulse to quicken.

    5. to become alive; receive life.

    6. (of the mother) to enter that stage of pregnancy in which the fetus gives i

    Origin:
    quicken

    Examples:

    "states can be quickened by schools."

    "paces can be quickened."

    "years can be quickened."

    "trades can be quickened."

    "sympathies can be quickened."

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