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quicken

kwi‚ÄČkuhn

  • v  move faster
  • v  make keen or more acute
  • v  give life or energy to
  • v  show signs of life
    the fetus quickened
  • v  give new life or energy to

  • Every morning, I watch an Arab worker quicken his pace as he traverses to the Israeli side of my street.
  • For Greenspan and his colleagues at the Fed, which has been gradually raising interest rates over the past year, the quandary is whether to quicken the pace or take a break.
  • If prices dip lower, he adds, the pace of the slowdown will quicken as domestic oil and gas fields that demand expensive, high-technology drilling methods will be shut.
News & Articles

  • Tracks on Tap
    Race: Quicken Loans 400 Track: Michigan International Speedway Location: Brooklyn, Mich. When: Sunday, June 16 TV: TNT (1:00 p.m. EST) read more
    June 14, 2013 - Gaffney Ledger
  • Sports on the Air for Friday, June 14, 2013
    Television Auto Racing Sprint Cup Quicken Loans 400 practice (SPEED, cable ch. 58) 10:30 a.m. Nationwide Alliance Truck Parts 250 (SPEED, cable ch. 58) noon Sprint Cup Quicken Loans 400 qualifying (SPEED, cable ch. 58) 2:30 p.m.
    June 14, 2013 - Amarillo Globe-News
  • Motor Sports Schedule
    SPRINT CUP THE RACE: Quicken Loans 400, Brooklyn, Mich. WHEN: 10 a.m. Sunday; TNT (18) QUALIFYING: 12:30 p.m. today; Speed (329) 2012 WINNER: Dale Earnhardt Jr. LAST WINNER: Jimmie Johnson, Pocono NEXT: Toyota/Save Mart 350, June 23, Sonoma, Calif. NATIONWIDE THE
    June 14, 2013 - Las Vegas Review-Journal
Quotes

  • Bobby Jindal in WDSU
    There is no excuse for the delay. We absolutely need to quicken the pace at which power is restored,said Gov. Bobby Jindal. "I cannot emphasize it enough, it is the No. 1 obstacle."
  • Pope Benedict XVI in Washington Post
    On Friday at the Vatican, Benedict said the four-day Turkey trip beginning Nov. 28 "will be a further sign of consideration for the Orthodox churches and will act as a stimulus to quicken the steps toward re-establishing full communion."

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