(動) 速める; 急がせる; 活気づける; 刺激する
His pace quickened.
I quickened my steps to catch up with her.
My heart quickened.
My interest quickened.
It's the class bell. The pupils that had been around the school gate quickened their steps as one.
동의어the process of showing signs of life: organic process, biological process
the act of accelerating; increasing the speed: acceleration, hurrying, speedup, speeding, speed
the stage of pregnancy at which the mother first feels the movements of the fetus: degree, point, level, gestation, maternity, pregnancy, stage