Definition for Quick (-er, -est)

quick (-er, -est), adj. [OE.] (webplay: dead, eye, grace, hasty, heart, lightning, living, new, run, soon, souls, spirit).

  1. Invigorating; intoxicating; effervescent; stimulating; life-giving.
  2. Alive; living; vigorous; active; animated; vivid; fresh; intoxicated; invigorated; fully absorbed; totally immersed.
  3. [Adj.] living; when alive (“this sweet mouth when it was alive addressed its last words”; [pred. adj.] prompt (“we were prompt to miss you”); [adv.] immediately (“we instantly missed you”; or “this mouth quickly spoke its departing accents”).
  4. Perceptive; alert; acute; discerning; keen; sharp.
  5. Sudden; unexpected; [fig.] electric; stunning; dazzling; glaring.
  6. Fast; swift; rapid; speedy; hasty; brisk.

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