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1. quicken

verb. ['ˈkwɪkən'] move faster.

Synonyms

  • deepen
  • intensify
  • accelerate
  • brisk
  • brisk up
  • brisken
  • speed up

Antonyms

  • insentient
  • insentience
  • inanimateness
  • inanimate

Etymology

  • -en (English)
  • -en (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • quick (English)

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Rhymes with Quicken

  • stricken
  • wiccan
  • vicon
  • thicken
  • sicken
  • ricken
  • picon
  • picken
  • licon
  • hicken
  • ficken
  • dicken
  • chicken

Sentences with quicken


1. Adjective
This will stimulate blood flow to the top of the skin and quicken healing.

2. Verb, base form
Painting in good weather will quicken the process.

3. Noun, plural
As the heart beat and breathing rate quicken, more blood and oxygen are delivered to the body.

Quotes about quicken


1. Men and women who turn their lives over to God will discover that He can make a lot more out of their lives than they can. He can deepen their joys, expand their vision, quicken their minds, strengthen their muscles, lift their spirits, multiply their blessings, increase their opportunities, comfort their soals, and pour out peace.
- Ezra Taft Benson

2. Music, When Soft Voices DieMusic, when soft voices die, Vibrates in the memory; Odours, when sweet violets sicken, Live within the sense they quicken. Rose leaves, when the rose is dead, Are heap'd for the belovèd's bed; And so thy thoughts, when thou art gone, Love itself shall slumber on.
- Percy Bysshe Shelley, The Complete Poems

2. quicken

verb. ['ˈkwɪkən'] show signs of life.

Antonyms

  • discourage

Etymology

  • -en (English)
  • -en (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • quick (English)

3. quicken

verb. ['ˈkwɪkən'] give life or energy to.

Synonyms

  • stimulate
  • excite

Antonyms

  • deteriorate
  • depress
  • desensitise

Etymology

  • -en (English)
  • -en (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • quick (English)

4. quicken

verb. ['ˈkwɪkən'] give new life or energy to.

Synonyms

  • energize
  • revive
  • animate
  • perk up
  • stimulate
  • come to
  • resuscitate
  • recreate
  • energise
  • brace
  • repair
  • revivify
  • renovate
  • vivify
  • arouse

Antonyms

  • de-energise
  • de-energize
  • deaden
  • anesthetize

Etymology

  • -en (English)
  • -en (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • quick (English)

5. quicken

verb. ['ˈkwɪkən'] make keen or more acute.

Synonyms

  • stimulate
  • stir
  • whet

Antonyms

  • dissuade
  • dishearten
  • weaken
  • worsen

Etymology

  • -en (English)
  • -en (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • quick (English)
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