Synonyms & Antonyms : Quicken





Quicken



( Verb )


The child
quicked in the womb.

Synonyms:

Hasten

Urge

Speed

Make-haste

Further

Drive

Advance

Accelerate

Expedite

Dispatch

Contextual Examples:

She
hastened to put the teapot out of the boy’s reach.

The mother
urged Mohan to go to the dentist.

The
speed of an aero plane is much greater than that of a car.

His support
furthered my career.

Our troops
drove away the enemy.

They have
advanced their programme for Delhi by one week.

The car driver had to
accelerate before climbing the hill.

Using postal code number always
expedites the delivery of your mail.

American warships have been
dispatched to the areas.



Antonyms:

Check

Obstruct

Retard

Drag

Hinder

Impede

Delay

Contextual Examples:

Will you please check the
mistakes in this paragraph?

The opposition party is meant to
obstruct the taking of rash decisions by the ruling party.

Sometimes it
retards the progress of health and constructive decisions.

The discussion on a controversial issue may
drag on for hours in the Parliament without any decision.

It is under such circumstances that the work of the state gets
hindered by the opposition parties.

This
impedes the speed of work done by the departments at various levels. Hence government work is said to be delayed.




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