quicken the/(one's) pulse(redirected from quicken (the/one's) pulse)
quicken the/(one's) pulse
To fill one with excitement, interest, or anticipation. Few things quicken the pulse like sky diving. Unfortunately, the only thing that quickened my pulse during this movie was the beginning action sequence. The rest was a bore.
See also: pulse
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