I shifted and put the casing in my pocket, and when I did, I felt a quickening from my stomach to my jaw.
"quickening" introduces the second room of the exhibit and features a diptych of pregnant women, their faces also ravaged by time.
Josh Rogin and Eli Lake report on Obama's quickening war campaign.
She could feel the force of his quickening heart beats as though they were her own.
quickening the dead among them, reviving the cold and the doubting.
He was also a very suggestive and quickening preacher, often at my request taking my place in the pulpit of the chapel.
From his vantage-point he had a clear view of the quickening rush of departure.
His brow darkened, and quickening his pace, he stepped rudely before her and blocked the way.
It has produced a regeneration, penetrating and quickening the whole.
The pace of the stream was quickening, and each had to be in instant readiness to obey orders.
The initial signs of fetal life felt by the mother as a result of the movements by the fetus.
quicken quick·en (kwĭk'ən)
v. quick·ened, quick·en·ing, quick·ens
To become more rapid.
To reach the stage of pregnancy when the fetus can be felt to move.