Definition of Quickeners

1. Noun. (plural of quickener) ¹



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Definition of Quickeners

1. quickener [n] - See also: quickener

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Quickeners

quick study
quick temper
quick time
quick time event
quick time events
quickbeam
quickbeams
quickbread
quickbreads
quickdraw
quickdraws
quicken
quicken tree
quickened
quickener
quickeners (current term)
quickenest
quickeneth
quickening
quickeningly
quickenings
quickens
quicker
quickest
quickfire
quickfrozen
quickhatch
quickhatches
quickies

Literary usage of Quickeners

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1. The Satapatha-brâhmana: According to the Text of the Mâdhyandina School by Julius Eggeling (1897)
"But, indeed, he may also take out these oblations for the Divine quickeners 3; for these are the deities which become consecrated by this consecration ..."

2. The Science of Money by Alexander Del Mar (1885)
"Rather are they quickeners of money, or means which render it more efficient. It would be no more proper to include them in money than to include railways ..."

3. The Science of Money by Alexander Del Mar (1885)
"It would be no more proper to include them in money than to include railways and telegraphs, which are also quickeners of money and render it more ..."

4. Stable Talk and Table Talk: Or, Spectacles for Young Sportsmen by Harry Hieover (1846)
"quickeners 4,5, 6, and 7: out comes the horse, the lip-string properly tightened up: ... quickeners, God knows how many; for the gentleman, not thinking the ..."

5. Confessions of an English Opium-eater: And Suspiria de Profundis by Thomas De Quincey (1850)
"... he feels the differences between his two selves as the main quickeners of his sympathy. He pities the infirmities, as they arise to light in his young ..."

6. The sketch book by Washington Irving (1901)
"... the social board that is again to unite friends and kindred; the presents of good cheer passing and repassing, — those tokens of regard and quickeners ..."

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