quicken the pulse

quicken the pulse

also quicken somebody's pulse
to cause excitement or interest There's nothing in this book to quicken the pulse.
See also: pulse, quicken
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United may be second in the Premier League and will go top if they beat Leicester on Saturday, but this team do not quicken the pulse in the way that Sir Alex Ferguson's sides and, before them, Best, used to do.
The likes of Christian Wade, Elliot Daly and Sailosi Tagicakibau, not to mention the visitors' Semesa Rokoduguni, Kyle Eastmond and George Ford are all names that quicken the pulse, and the outcome of their contest-within-a-contest will certainly influence the match's outcome.
While the Nawaz Sharif government has yet to quicken the pulse of Pakistanis with any kind of a display of strong governance, it does not mean that political opponents must do the unthinkable -- loosen democracy's initial grip on a country that so desperately needs it, and weaken its Constitution.
Similarly, Jovani 2257, with a sexy back and floral print at the skirt is sure to quicken the pulse of any groom - keeping him warm and contented on even the chilliest winter day.
It is a game to quicken the pulse but Eagles' optimism must be measured against the inconsistency of this young and inexperienced side.
Pacing is sluggish and the climactic bloodbath fails to quicken the pulse.
63% turnout in the 2011 referendum which bestowed primary law-making powers upon the Assembly made it clear that constitutional change does not quicken the pulse of the majority of people in Wales.
It's not a bad drive at all, never meant to quicken the pulse, it rides well and handles with composure if you do push on.
Never meant to quicken the pulse, it rides well and handles with composure if you do push on there's no inclination to lean, given that this is a tall vehicle.
Even a naked masked ball fails to quicken the pulse in a film that plods through the clichestrewn streets of New Orleans.
But talk of the EU does quicken the pulse among many MPs who genuinely believe that Britain's ability to make its own democratic decisions in accord with its own values has been dangerously eroded.
Director McG knows how to bolt together explosive sequences that quicken the pulse.
Repetitive game modes, overbalanced combat and uninteresting fighter backstories do little to quicken the pulse, leaving Supremacy MMA staggering in the ring looking for a rope to cling to.
Year after year there is an unbeaten two-year-old to quicken the pulse, around whom dreams of 2,000 Guineas and Derby success are built.
for staging a plans for 600 Mind you, does George Orwell Overseas service over audience (just allowing write Animal 1984 These days, it's a struggle to get two-thirds of voters to cast their ballot in a general election, let alone obscure referenda which, it must be said, hardly quicken the pulse.