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I shifted and put the casing in my pocket, and when I did, I felt a quickening from my stomach to my jaw.
Josh Rogin and Eli Lake report on Obama's quickening war campaign.
“They told me to shoot the people or they would shoot me,” Ferjani says with her breath quickening.
The great downside of all that came when he had to fill the seductive, pulse-quickening profile with presidential substance.
"Quickening" introduces the second room of the exhibit and features a diptych of pregnant women, their faces also ravaged by time.
The quickening of one part of the process necessitated the "speeding up" of all the others.The Unsolved Riddle of Social Justice|Stephen Leacock
Soon, very soon, the river became silver-yellow and over the jungle a quickening silence throbbed from leaf to leaf.Kari the Elephant|Dhan Gopal Mukerji
In his struggle, our hero acquired an almost preturnatural quickening of the memory.Papers from Overlook-House|Casper Almore
Michael listened with quickening pulses to the thump of tennis balls in the distance.Sinister Street, vol. 1|Compton Mackenzie
The river, the mountain, the quickening east, swam before his eyes.Mrs. Skaggs's Husbands and Other Stories|Bret Harte