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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - An agent that gives or restores life or vigor.

Usage examples (32)
  • The soul is the quickener of the body
  • The lecture must have been a great quickener of conscience; for they would dare punishment and cheat
  • Interest is a marvellous quickener of the wits, and may be supposed to have left no stone unturned, before assenting to such a sacrifice.
  • Let us rather picture to ourselves as the type of fire the benign and beatific solar heat, the quickener and fosterer of all terrestrial life. for more
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