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Synonyms of quicken

Verb


1. accelerate, speed up, speed, quicken, intensify, deepen

usage: move faster; "The car accelerated"

2. whet, quicken, stimulate, excite, stir

usage: make keen or more acute; "whet my appetite"

3. quicken, invigorate, stimulate, excite

usage: give life or energy to; "The cold water invigorated him"

4. quicken, move

usage: show signs of life; "the fetus quickened"

5. animate, recreate, reanimate, revive, renovate, repair, quicken, vivify, revivify, stimulate, arouse, brace, energize, energise, perk up

usage: give new life or energy to; "A hot soup will revive me"; "This will renovate my spirits"; "This treatment repaired my health"

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