Josh Rogin and Eli Lake report on Obama's quickening war campaign.
I shifted and put the casing in my pocket, and when I did, I felt a quickening from my stomach to my jaw.
"quickening" introduces the second room of the exhibit and features a diptych of pregnant women, their faces also ravaged by time.
She could feel the force of his quickening heart beats as though they were her own.
Lydia had felt for the first time the quickening to life of her child.
He was also a very suggestive and quickening preacher, often at my request taking my place in the pulpit of the chapel.
Falsehood is detected by its quickening the vices that degrade and destroy.
His brow darkened, and quickening his pace, he stepped rudely before her and blocked the way.
quickening the dead among them, reviving the cold and the doubting.
The pace of the stream was quickening, and each had to be in instant readiness to obey orders.
The initial signs of fetal life felt by the mother as a result of the movements by the fetus.
quicken quick·en (kwĭk'ən)
v. quick·ened, quick·en·ing, quick·ens
To become more rapid.
To reach the stage of pregnancy when the fetus can be felt to move.