Definitions of quicken

The word quicken uses 7 letters:ceiknqu.

QUICKEN is playable in:

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Scrabble US22
Scrabble UK22

a. - To make alive; to vivify; to revive or resuscitate, as from death or an inanimate state; hence, to excite; to, stimulate; to incite. 2

a. - To make lively, active, or sprightly; to impart additional energy to; to stimulate; to make quick or rapid; to hasten; to accelerate; as, to quicken one's steps or thoughts; to quicken one's departure or speed. 2

a. - To shorten the radius of (a curve); to make (a curve) sharper; as, to quicken the sheer, that is, to make its curve more pronounced. 2

v. i. - To come to life; to become alive; to become vivified or enlivened; hence, to exhibit signs of life; to move, as the fetus in the womb. 2

v. i. - To move with rapidity or activity; to become accelerated; as, his pulse quickened. 2