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There are 10 meanings of the word Quickening.

Quickening - as a noun

The process of showing signs of life

Example: "The quickening of seed that will become ripe grain"

The stage of pregnancy at which the mother first feels the movements of the fetus

The act of accelerating; increasing the speed

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Quickening - as a verb

To give life to; to animate, make alive, revive.

To come back to life, receive life.

To take on a state of activity or vigour comparable to life; to be roused, excited.

Of a pregnant woman: to first feel the movements of the foetus, or reach the stage of pregnancy at which this takes place; of a foetus: to begin to move.

To make quicker; to hasten, speed up.

To become faster.

Example: "My heartbeat quickened when i heard him approach."

To shorten the radius of (a curve); to make (a curve) sharper.

Example: "To quicken the sheer, that is, to make its curve more pronounced"

Example Sentences

"She felt a quickening in her pulse as the race began."
"The baby's quickening could be felt by the expectant mother."
"The quickening of the wind indicated an approaching storm."
"His heart rate showed a quickening during the intense workout."
"The quickening of the music signaled the start of the dance routine."
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Word Game Points

Is QUICKENING a valid Scrabble word?
Yes, quickening is valid for both Scrabble US and EU
US/CA Valid UK/EU Valid

QUICKENING has a SCRABBLE points total of 26.

Is QUICKENING a valid Words With Friends word?
Yes, quickening is valid for Words With Friends
Valid Word
QUICKENING has a WORDS WITH FRIENDS points total of 31.

Is QUICKENING a valid WordFeud word?
Yes, quickening is valid for WordFeud
Valid Word
QUICKENING has a WORDFEUD points total of 29.

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