Definition: any area of the body that is highly sensitive to pain (as the flesh underneath the skin or a fingernail or toenail)
Definition: Raw or sensitive flesh, especially that underneath finger and toe nails.
Definition: To amalgamate surfaces prior to gilding or silvering by dipping them into a solution of mercury in nitric acid.
Definition: accomplished rapidly and without delay; "was quick to make friends"; "his quick reaction prevented an accident"; "hoped for a speedy resolution of the problem"; "a speedy recovery"; "he has a right to a speedy trial"
Definition: hurried and brief; "paid a flying visit"; "took a flying glance at the book"; "a quick inspection"; "a fast visit"
Definition: moving quickly and lightly; "sleek and agile as a gymnast"; "as nimble as a deer"; "nimble fingers"; "quick of foot"; "the old dog was so spry it was halfway up the stairs before we could stop it"
Definition: apprehending and responding with speed and sensitivity; "a quick mind"; "a ready wit"
Definition: performed with little or no delay; "an immediate reply to my letter"; "a prompt reply"; "was quick to respond"; "a straightaway denial"
Definition: Moving with speed, rapidity or swiftness, or capable of doing so; rapid; fast.