Quicken and Slow


Quicken verb - To cause to move or proceed fast or faster.
Usage example: she eventually quickened her pace so she could keep up with the others

Slow is an antonym for quicken in invigorate topic.

Nearby Words: quick, quickness, quickened, quickening


Slow verb - To cause to move or proceed at a less rapid pace.
Usage example: if you don't slow your delivery down a bit, your speech will be over too soon

Quicken is an antonym for slow in delay topic.

Nearby Words: slowness, slowed, slowly, slowing, slowdown

Common collocations

pace quicken pace slow pace
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