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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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v. - Give new life or energy to; Show signs of life; Move faster; Give life or energy to; Make keen or more acute.

Usage examples (35)
  • Pick up the phone and call quicken loans, ask for Bryan B.
  • Gandhi said that the purpose of nonviolent action is to "quicken" the conscience of humankind.
  • Dictionary, to "quicken" means "to reach the stage of pregnancy at which the child shows signs of life."
  • Cars: OnStar moves to quicken emergency response time. for more
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