The Word of the Day is QUICKEN, I hope this word inspires you to write a story or a poem. Happy Monday quicken/ˈkwɪk(ə)n/Learn to pronounce verb make or become faster or quicker."she quickened her pace, desperate to escape"Similar:speed up accelerate step uphasten hurry hurry up gee up Opposite:slowstimulate or become stimulated."her interest quickened"