Definitions

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  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of quicken.

Etymologies

quicken + -eth (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • The letter killeth, and needs to be interpreted by the spirit that quickeneth, that is, to be taken gently and sweetly.

    The Spirit of St. Francis de Sales

  • Quoth Zau al-Makan, Glory to Him who quickeneth the bones, though they be rotten!

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Orwah,116 who had it of his (grand) father, that the Prophet said, ‘Whoso quickeneth the dead, the dead belongeth to him and is his.’

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Then Hasan showed her the rod and the cap, whereat she rejoiced with joy exceeding and cried, Glory be to Him who quickeneth the bones, though they be rotten!

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • This is the end of the story of the King and his Wazirs and subjects, and praise be to Allah who causeth peoples to pass away, and quickeneth the bones that rot in decay; Him who alone is worthy to be glorified and magnified alway and hallowed for ever and aye!

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Use also such persons as affect the business, wherein they are employed; for that quickeneth much; and such, as are fit for the matter; as bold men for expostulation, fair – spoken men for persuasion, crafty for inquiry and observation, froward, and absurd men, for business that doth not well bear out itself.

    The Essays

  • For there example teacheth, company comforteth, emulation quickeneth, glory raiseth: so as in such places the force of custom is in his exaltation.

    The Essays

  • For as the Father raiseth up the dead, and quickeneth them; even so the Son quickeneth whom he will.

    Probably Just One Of Those Funny Coincidences

  • I give thee charge in the sight of God, who quickeneth all things, and before Christ Jesus, who before Pontius Pilate witnessed a good confession;

    Probably Just One Of Those Funny Coincidences

  • It is the spirit that quickeneth; the flesh profiteth nothing: the words that I speak unto you, they are spirit, and they are life.

    Probably Just One Of Those Funny Coincidences

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