What is another word for quickened?

Pronunciation: [kwˈɪkənd] (IPA)

Some synonyms for the word "quickened" are accelerated, hastened, expedited, advanced, hurried, rushed, fast-tracked, and pressed. These synonyms all convey the idea of something becoming faster or more intense. For example, if a process is accelerated, it means it is made to run faster than usual. Similarly, when something is hastened, it means it is pushed to happen more quickly. Advanced and expedited both imply the notion of something being pushed forward in time. Overall, these synonyms can be useful when describing any situation where speed or intensity is central to the action.

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What are the opposite words for quickened?

The antonyms for the word "quickened" are "slowed down", "delayed", "protracted", "prolonged", "dawdled", "lingered", "languished", "stood still", "halted", and "stopped". These are the words that convey the opposite meaning of "quickened" and suggest a slow or delayed pace. For instance, a person taking his time while walking, instead of hastening to his destination, would be described as "lingering" or "dawdling". Similarly, a project that takes a long time to complete rather than being finished rapidly could be labeled as "protracted". Thus, the antonyms for "quickened" shed light on the concepts of deliberation, slowness, and prolongation.

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Usage examples for Quickened

In our own body there are similar capacities, capacities which may or may not be quickened into life.
"The Expositor's Bible: The Gospel of St. John, Vol. I"
Marcus Dods
Nearing the Pole, my imagination quickened.
"My Attainment of the Pole"
Frederick A. Cook
As it came still nearer, its pace quickened.
"My Attainment of the Pole"
Frederick A. Cook

Famous quotes with Quickened

  • By painting colors and lines and forms seen in quickened mood I was seeking to make this mood vibrate as a phonograph does. This was the origin of the paintings in The Frieze of Life.
    Edvard Munch
  • Great passions may give us a quickened sense of life, ecstasy and sorrow of love, the various forms of enthusiastic activity, disinterested or otherwise, which comes naturally to many of us.
    Walter Pater
  • I think that the quality of all bands is steadily improving and it is a pleasant thought to me that perhaps the efforts of Sousa's Band have quickened that interest and improved that quality.
    John Philip Sousa
  • For it is not light that is needed, but fire; it is not the gentle shower, but thunder. We need the storm, the whirlwind, and the earthquake. The feeling of the nation must be quickened; the conscience of the nation must be roused; the propriety of the nation must be startled; the hypocrisy of the nation must be exposed; and its crimes against God and man must be proclaimed and denounced.
    Frederick Douglass
  • Jesus loved me and I knew not why. And I loved Him because He quickened my spirit to heights beyond my stature, and to depths beyond my sounding. Love is a sacred mystery. To those who love, it remains forever wordless; But to those who do not love, it may be but a heartless jest.
    Khalil Gibran

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