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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.
That quickens their release of carbon back into the air — which is disappointing news for global warming.
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.
When the pace quickened, I was terrible about setting boundaries between my work and home lives.
Even Judy's appeals to "try and remember about Bombay" failed to quicken him.
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.
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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