French translation of 'quicken'
- (= speed up)
presserto quicken one's pace
presser le pas
- (= rouse) [imagination, interest]
- [pulse, breathing, heartbeat]
⇒ His pace quickened as he walked on through the forest.
Son pas s'accéléra tandis qu'il traversait la forêt.
⇒ The pace quickens in Act 2.
Le rythme s'accélère à l'acte 2.
Example Sentences Including 'quicken'
She held on to her bag more tightly, refusing to quicken her pace.Midnight is a Lonely Place
In spite of himself, I could see Prudhoe's interest quicken.KICK BACK (2002)
The animals sensed the improvement first, and started to quicken their pace, in spite of the treacherous, gravelly stones underfoot.Kara Kush
Trends of 'quicken'
View usage over:
'quicken' in Other Languages
Translation of quicken from the Collins English to French Dictionary