quicken

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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

quicken your/the pulse

to make someone excited or interested There's nothing in this book to quicken the pulse.
See also: pulse, quicken
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As top-class racehorses go, he is the blunt instrument to Delegator's flashing blade, the strong galloper against the quickener.
He got mugged that day by a quickener coming from the rear but, if anything, he was coming back at the winner near the line and I think he remains a well-handicapped horse.
She's a stayer, rather than a quickener, so we may ride her more prominently than last time, when she was a decent third.
He isn't blessed with a brilliant turn of foot and is more of a grinder than a quickener, which will always make him vulnerable to a horse who has gears
It had not been expected that the galloper Soldier Of Fortune would have to overtake the quickener Youmzain.
He's playing away from home today, but Leopardstown should suit him ideally as it tends to suit the grinders rather than the quickeners, and if Solwhit can get past him up the home straight, then he will probably have put in a personal best effort.