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noun as in marrow


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We escaped the quicks, thank heaven, and just at dark the welcome lights of the school shone out in the narrow valley.

Mr. Hearty was preoccupied with the quicks of his finger-nails.

Hard to breathe and all the young quicks clean consumed without sprinkle this long while back as no man remembered to be without.

Now where the Quicks—Salter, at any rate—got puzzled and mixed was over my use of the word ancestors.

Now I give you my word that that news was the first intimation we had ever had that the Quicks were in England!

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On this page you'll find 291 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to quicks, such as: bottom, core, cream, essentiality, gist, and kernel.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.