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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: quicken(0.00949 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to quicken.
English → Indonesian (quick)
English → English (WordNet)
v 1: move faster; “The car accelerated” [syn: accelerate, speed up
, speed] [ant: decelerate]
2: make keen or more acute; “whet my appetite” [syn: whet]
3: give life or energy to; “The cold water invigorated him”
4: show signs of life; “the fetus quickened”
5: give new life or energy to; “A hot soup will revive me”;
“This will renovate my spirits”; “This treatment repaired
my health” [syn: animate, recreate, reanimate, revive,
renovate, repair, vivify, revivify]
English → English (gcide)
Quicken \Quick"en\, v. i.
1. To come to life; to become alive; to become vivified or
enlivened; hence, to exhibit signs of life; to move, as
the fetus in the womb.
The heart is the first part that quickens, and the
last that dies. -- Ray.
And keener lightnings quicken in her eye. --Pope.
When the pale and bloodless east began
To quicken to the sun. --Tennyson.
2. To move with rapidity or activity; to become accelerated;
as, his pulse quickened.
Quicken \Quick"en\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. quickened; p. pr. &
vb. n. Quickening.] [AS. cwician. See Quick, a.]
1. To make alive; to vivify; to revive or resuscitate, as
from death or an inanimate state; hence, to excite; to,
stimulate; to incite.
The mistress which I serve quickens what's dead.
Like a fruitful garden without an hedge, that
quickens the appetite to enjoy so tempting a prize.
2. To make lively, active, or sprightly; to impart additional
energy to; to stimulate; to make quick or rapid; to
hasten; to accelerate; as, to quicken one's steps or
thoughts; to quicken one's departure or speed.
3. (Shipbuilding) To shorten the radius of (a curve); to make
(a curve) sharper; as, to quicken the sheer, that is, to
make its curve more pronounced.
Syn: To revive; resuscitate; animate; reinvigorate; vivify;
refresh; stimulate; sharpen; incite; hasten; accelerate;
expedite; dispatch; speed.