One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘his pulse quickened’
speed up, accelerate, step up, hasten, hurry, hurry up
informal gee up
2‘the film quickened his interest in wild life’
stimulate, excite, stir up, arouse, rouse, waken, animate, activate, incite, galvanize, instigate, whet, inspire, kindle, fan, refresh, strengthen, invigorate, reanimate, reactivate, revive, revitalize, resuscitate, revivify
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