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  1. speed upverb

    slow down

  2. speed upverb

    slow down

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  1. accelerate, speed up, speed, quickenverb

    move faster

    "The car accelerated"

    recreate, hotfoot, zip, travel rapidly, quicken, cannonball along, vivify, whet, bucket along, race, hurry, rush along, hie, hasten, belt along, speed, accelerate, renovate, revivify, reanimate, pelt along, animate, repair, revive, invigorate, step on it, rush

  2. accelerate, speed, speed upverb

    cause to move faster

    "He accelerated the car"

    hotfoot, zip, travel rapidly, quicken, cannonball along, bucket along, race, hurry, rush along, hie, hasten, belt along, speed, accelerate, pelt along, step on it, rush

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  1. John Kornerup:

    There are no zero carbon technologies that you can apply on ships today that are viable, but we simply need to speed up [ innovation ] because we only have 11 years.

  2. Xiao Qian:

    On the Colombo port, both sides agreed to further speed up the overall and comprehensive resumption of work on this project. The announcement to resume the work has been made by the Sri Lankan side but now we will go into further technical details, this is an important project and both countries have a strong desire to further enhance and advance this project. On the Chinese side, we hope to see the earliest possible resumption. We believe we won't have to wait too long.

  3. David Siik:

    It’s not natural, it’s like stepping out of a fast moving car, don’t speed up your treadmill and then step on it, it’s dangerous for a lot of people and it's less work-- and again it's meant to be work.

  4. Stephanie Mansour:

    Eating earlier in the day also speeds up the metabolism, which helps to speed up weight loss.

  5. Li Keqiang:

    We will implement the military strategy for the new era, strengthen military training under combat conditions, and firmly protect China's sovereignty, security and development interests, we will further implement the military-civilian integration strategy, and speed up efforts to make innovations in defense-related science and technology.

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  • паско́рыць, паскара́цьBelarusian
  • kiihdyttää, [[lisätä]] [[vauhti, nopeuttaa, vauhdittaaFinnish
  • rapideskar, rapidigarIdo
  • ускоряться, [[увеличить]] [[скорость]], ускориться, ускоря́ть, [[увеличивать]] [[скорость]], убыстряться, убыстрить, уско́рить, убыстриться, убыстрятьRussian

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