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Definition 1: the act of accelerating; increasing the speed - [noun denoting act]

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(quickening is a kind of ...) changing location rapidly

Definition 2: the process of showing signs of life - [noun denoting process]

Samples where quickening or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the quickening of seed that will become ripe grain

(quickening is a kind of ...) a process occurring in living organisms

Definition 3: the stage of pregnancy at which the mother first feels the movements of the fetus - [noun denoting state]

(quickening is a kind of ...) a specific identifiable position in a continuum or series or especially in a process

"a remarkable degree of frankness" "at what stage are the social sciences?"

(... is part of quickening) the state of being pregnant; the period from conception to birth when a woman carries a developing fetus in her uterus

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