quick

Definitions:

  • Moving or functioning rapidly and energetically; speedy.
  • Learning, thinking, or understanding with speed and dexterity; bright.
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  • Perceiving or responding with speed and sensitivity; keen.
  • Reacting immediately and sharply.
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  • Occurring, achieved, or acquired in a relatively brief period of time.
  • Done or occurring immediately: <i>synonym</i>: <strong> fast</strong>.
  • Tending to react hastily.
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  • Alive.
  • Pregnant.
  • Sensitive or raw exposed flesh, as under the fingernails.
  • The most personal and sensitive aspect of the emotions.
  • The living.
  • The vital core; the essence.
  • Quickly; promptly.
  • To make alive; quicken; animate.
  • To revive; kindle; quicken.
  • In <em>electroplating</em>, to prepare for the firmer adhesion of the deposited metal by the use of a solution of nitrate of mercury.
  • To become alive; revive.
  • Very elastic: as, a <em>quick</em> billiard cushion.
  • In a quick manner; nimbly; with celerity; rapidly; with haste; speedily: as, run <em>quick.</em>
  • Soon; in a short time; without delay: as, go and return <em>quick.</em>
  • In <em>mining</em>, an abbreviation of <internalXref urlencoded="quicksilver">quicksilver</internalXref>.
  • Living; alive; live.
  • Lively; characterized by physical or mental liveliness or sprightliness; prompt; ready; sprightly; nimble; brisk.
  • Prompt to perceive or to respond to impressions; perceptive in a high degree; sensitive; hence, excitable; restless; passionate.
  • Speedy; hasty; swift; rapid; done or occurring in a short time; prompt; immediate: as, a <em>quick</em> return of profits.
  • Hasty; precipitate; irritable; sharp; unceremonious.
  • Pregnant; with child: specifically noting a woman when the motion of the fetus is felt.
  • Active in operation; piercing; sharp; hence, bracing; fresh.
  • <strong>Synonyms</strong> and Expeditious, rapid, active, alert, agile, hurrying, hurried, fleet, dexterous, adroit. See <internalXref urlencoded="quickness">quickness</internalXref>.
  • Acute, keen.
  • A living being.
  • That which is quick, or living and sensitive: with the definite article: as, cut to <em>the quick.</em>
  • A live fence or hedge formed of some growing plant, usually hawthorn; quickset.
  • The quitch-grass. Also <em>quicks, quitch.</em>
  • Alive; living; animate; -- opposed to <ant>dead</ant> or <ant>inanimate</ant>.
  • Characterized by life or liveliness; animated; sprightly; agile; brisk; ready.
  • Speedy; hasty; swift; not slow.
  • Impatient; passionate; hasty; eager; eager; sharp; unceremonious.
  • Fresh; bracing; sharp; keen.
  • Sensitive; perceptive in a high degree; ready.
  • Pregnant; with child.
  • See <er>Quitch grass</er>.
  • See under <er>Match</er>.
  • a vein of ore which is productive, not barren.
  • vinegar made by allowing a weak solution of alcohol to trickle slowly over shavings or other porous material.
  • quicksilver water.
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