- raw or sensitive flesh, especially that underneath finger and toe nails.
- Moving with speed, rapidity or swiftness, or capable of doing so; rapid; fast.
- I ran to the station " but I wasn't enough.
- He's a runner.
- Occuring in a short time; happening or done rapidly.
- That was a meal.
- Lively, fast-thinking, witty, intelligent.
- You have to be very to be able to compete in ad-lib theatrics.
- Mentally agile, alert, perceptive.
- My father is old but he still has a wit.
- Of temper: easily aroused to anger; quick-tempered.
- (archaic) Alive, living.
- The and the dead.
- (archaic) pregnant, Pregnant, especially at the stage where the foetus's movements can be felt; figuratively, alive with some emotion or feeling.
- She was with child.
- Of water: flowing.
- Burning, flammable, fiery.
- (colloquial) quickly
Etymology: Old English (term, cwic, , alive), from Germanic
- get rich
- come here, !
- (term, , kwikwa-), from (PIE.)
- (term, , gÊihâuÌos, alive), from
- (term, , gÊei-, to live). Cognate with Dutch (term, kwiek), German (term, keck), Swedish (term, kvick); and (from Indo-European) with Greek (term, sc=Grek, , tr=víos), Latin (term, vivus), Lithuanian (term, gívas), Latvian (term, dzivs), Russian (term, sc=Cyrl, , tr=Åivoj), Irish (term, biathaim, , nourish).
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