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English verb: pep up

1. pep up (communication) spur on or encourage especially by cheers and shouts

SamplesThe crowd cheered the demonstrating strikers.

Synonymsbarrack, cheer, exhort, inspire, root on, urge, urge on

Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody

Broader (hypernym)encourage

Narrower (hyponym)cheerlead

2. pep up (change) make more interesting or lively

SamplesJuice up a party.
Pep up your paper.

Synonymsginger up, jazz up, juice up

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something

Broader (hypernym)animate, enliven, invigorate, liven, liven up

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