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  • as inhasty
  • as inintoxicated
  • as inpassionate
  • as inrapid
  • as insudden

synonyms for quickened

  • abrupt
  • careless
  • expeditious
  • hurried
  • ill-advised
  • impulsive
  • quick
  • rapid
  • reckless
  • sudden
  • swift
  • urgent
  • PDQ
  • agile
  • brash
  • breakneck
  • brief
  • brisk
  • cursory
  • eager
  • fast
  • fiery
  • fleet
  • fleeting
  • foolhardy
  • harefooted
  • headlong
  • heedless
  • impatient
  • impetuous
  • incautious
  • inconsiderate
  • madcap
  • on the double
  • passing
  • perfunctory
  • precipitate
  • prompt
  • pronto
  • quickie
  • rash
  • rushed
  • short
  • slambang
  • slapdash
  • snappy
  • superficial
  • thoughtless
  • delirious
  • dizzy
  • drunk
  • absorbed
  • affected
  • captivated
  • concerned
  • elated
  • enraptured
  • excited
  • exhilarated
  • galvanized
  • infatuated
  • interested
  • moved
  • piqued
  • sent
  • stimulated
  • beside oneself
  • ecstatic
  • euphoric
  • high
  • turned-on
  • abrupt
  • hasty
  • immediate
  • precipitous
  • quick
  • rapid
  • swift
  • unforeseen
  • unusual
  • accelerated
  • acute
  • expeditious
  • fast
  • flash
  • fleet
  • headlong
  • hurried
  • impetuous
  • impromptu
  • impulsive
  • out of the blue
  • precipitant
  • precipitate
  • rash
  • rushing
  • spasmodic
  • subito
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antonyms for quickened

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  • careful
  • cautious
  • kind
  • leisurely
  • slow
  • sluggish
  • thoughtful
  • wise
  • delayed
  • lazy
  • lingering
  • loitering
  • apathetic
  • calm
  • cold
  • cool
  • dispassionate
  • dispirited
  • dull
  • feeble
  • gentle
  • impassive
  • indifferent
  • lethargic
  • meek
  • mild
  • moderate
  • passive
  • peaceful
  • unconcerned
  • unenthusiastic
  • unexcited
  • weak
  • frigid
  • happy
  • uncaring
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How to use quickened in a sentence

This circumstance had made her feel a deeper interest in Gilbert, and had quickened her friendship into love.
THE WORLD BEFORE THEMSUSANNA MOODIE
Miss Watling had quickened her steps, and was now at his side, and as she spoke she looked spitefully back at Dorothy.
THE WORLD BEFORE THEMSUSANNA MOODIE
This shocking event, however, seems to have quickened the King's resolution to leave Brazil.
JOURNAL OF A VOYAGE TO BRAZILMARIA GRAHAM
Tessas heart quickened, she was angry with herself for thinking of Mr. Gesner.
TESSA WADSWORTH'S DISCIPLINEJENNIE M. DRINKWATER
For there is no intellectual power that is so directly quickened and strengthened by any nourishment as imagination is by wine.
THE ART OF DRINKINGGEORG GOTTFRIED GERVINUS
The work is much quickened by the substitution of steam power, water power, or even horse power for manual labor.
THE WONDER BOOK OF KNOWLEDGEVARIOUS
When I return to the cell for the noon meal, my step is quickened by the eager expectation of finding mail from you.
PRISON MEMOIRS OF AN ANARCHISTALEXANDER BERKMAN
His first thoughts were of what might have been happening at home while he slept, and he quickened his steps.
DAVID FLEMING'S FORGIVENESSMARGARET MURRAY ROBERTSON
And with that he raised his voice and called somewhat to the men, and they quickened their pace into the glen.
A PRINCE OF CORNWALLCHARLES W. WHISTLER
As she stepped forward towards the door she heard a voice within the house, and she quickened her footsteps.
YOU NEVER KNOW YOUR LUCK, COMPLETEGILBERT PARKER
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO QUICKENED

  • abrupt
  • accelerated
  • acute
  • expeditious
  • fast
  • flash
  • fleet
  • hasty
  • headlong
  • hurried
  • immediate
  • impetuous
  • impromptu
  • impulsive
  • out of the blue
  • precipitant
  • precipitate
  • precipitous
  • quick
  • quickened
  • rapid
  • rash
  • rushing
  • spasmodic
  • subito
  • swift
  • unforeseen
  • unusual
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.