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Meaning of quicken

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      v 1: move faster; "The car accelerated" [syn: {accelerate},
           {speed up}, {speed}, {quicken}] [ant: {decelerate},
           {retard}, {slow}, {slow down}, {slow up}]
      2: make keen or more acute; "whet my appetite" [syn: {whet},
      3: give life or energy to; "The cold water invigorated him"
         [syn: {quicken}, {invigorate}]
      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}, {quicken}, {vivify}, {revivify}]

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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