At the words, ‘Those are robbers!’ they all quickened their pace in order to reach shelter within the walls of the cardinal’s villa.
From cell to cell of his brain crept the one thought; and the wild desire to live, most terrible of all man's appetites, quickened into force each trembling nerve and fibre.
His breath quickened.
In the mystic offices to which such things were put, there was something that quickened his imagination.
The very sharpness of the contrast used to quicken his sense of pleasure.
Through some strange quickening of inner life the leprosies of sin were slowly eating the thing away.
Your portrait of him has quickened his appreciation of the personal appearance of other people.
For this reason they had quickened their speed, consuming a vast amount of extra coal. It was necessary to get away as soon as possible, seeking the refuge of Hamburg. The radiographic apparatus had evidently been working to some purpose.
The German ship passed among them, shrinking, humiliated, quickening its speed. "One might suppose," mused the youth, "that she had an uneasy conscience and wished to escape to safety.”
Those who were coming behind were panting and talking unseen, having to quicken their steps in order not to lose sight of the party.
the 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