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More recently, researchers have correlated a quickening economic pulse in Iceland with years that had above-average temperatures, just as suffocating heat waves in the global South have tempered growth.
THE BIG THAW: HOW RUSSIA COULD DOMINATE A WARMING WORLDBY ABRAHM LUSTGARTEN, PHOTOGRAPHY BY SERGEY PONOMAREVDECEMBER 16, 2020PROPUBLICA
To that end, he floated the possibility of appointing more “judges with some expertise in the field” to quicken the pace at which cases proceed.
WALKING THE FINE LINE BETWEEN ANTITRUST AND ANTI-TECHREYMASHAYEKHIDECEMBER 2, 2020FORTUNE
That quickens their release of carbon back into the air — which is disappointing news for global warming.
THE FASTER TREES GROW, THE YOUNGER THEY DIEALISON PEARCE STEVENSOCTOBER 20, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
In the hours that followed, the pace of job cuts at some of the world’s biggest companies — across in a range of industries from energy to finance — quickened.
FROM DISNEY TO SHELL, COMPANIES ANNOUNCED TENS OF THOUSANDS OF JOB CUTS OVER JUST ONE DAYKDUNN6OCTOBER 1, 2020FORTUNE
When the pace quickened, I was terrible about setting boundaries between my work and home lives.
HOW THIS YEAR’S 40 UNDER 40 ARE SURVIVING THE PANDEMICJONATHANVANIAN2015SEPTEMBER 7, 2020FORTUNE
Even Judy's appeals to "try and remember about Bombay" failed to quicken him.
KIPLING STORIES AND POEMS EVERY CHILD SHOULD KNOW, BOOK IIRUDYARD KIPLING
The man did not live, nor could the occasion arrive, which would quicken his constitutional drawl.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
The monk's eyes seemed to quicken, as though his interest in the outer world had suddenly revived.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
I put the strongest in the rear, with orders to quicken the pace of the sluggards with the points of their bayonets in the back.
MAUPASSANT ORIGINAL SHORT STORIES (180), COMPLETEGUY DE MAUPASSANT
One wave will be mowed down and another will quicken the pace a trifle and take its place.
PRIVATE PEATHAROLD R. PEAT
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