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English verb: charge up

1. charge up (emotion) cause to be agitated, excited, or roused

SamplesThe speaker charged up the crowd with his inflammatory remarks.

Synonymsagitate, charge, commove, excite, rouse, turn on

Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody

Broader (hypernym)disturb, trouble, upset

Narrower (hyponym)bother, electrify, hype up, pother, psych up

Antonymscalm, still, tranquilize, tranquillise, tranquillize, calm down, quiet, quieten, lull

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