Fortunately, there was another word for quick that popped from the recesses of his memory.
Pictures of pets, pictures of relatives in coffins, pictures of intimate moments otherwise discarded in the recesses of memory.
In the recesses of Concordia you will feel really, really small.
It had no loculi, but recesses in the wall to receive sarcophagi.
Lying back in the recesses of that old chair, he stared into the fire.
With these words, the hermit retired into the recesses of the cave, and Luis issued into the open air.
There were, I am sure, recesses behind the panelling in that room.
"Do you know," said Jane slowly, as if poking about in the recesses of her memory for something half forgotten.
He advanced to meet her, and taking his arm, they plunged into the recesses of the Bois.
The recesses of the pelvis are carefully cleaned by gentle sponging, and the parietal incision is closed as after ovariotomy.
1530s, "act of receding," from Latin recessus "a going back, retreat," from recessum, past participle of recedere "to recede" (see recede). Meaning "hidden or remote part" first recorded 1610s; that of "period of stopping from usual work" is from 1620s, probably from parliamentary notion of "recessing" into private chambers.
1809, from recess (n.). Related: Recessed; recessing.
recess re·cess (rē'sěs', rĭ-sěs')
A small hollow or an indented area.