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Perk up   /pərk əp/   Listen
Perk up

Gain or regain energy.  Synonyms: gain vigor, percolate, perk, pick up.
Cause to be alert and energetic.  Synonyms: arouse, brace, energise, energize, stimulate.  "This herbal infusion doesn't stimulate"

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"Perk up" Quotes from Famous Books

... such talk, daddy; for it sounds as if you were out of your head again, as when we were alone that night. You'll perk up after we're at Antelope Spring, an' show the people ...
— Dick in the Desert • James Otis

... "Perk up, Hood," laughed Ames. "I've got real work for you as soon as I get control of C. and R. I'm going to put you in as president, at a salary of one hundred thousand per annum. Then you are going to buy the road for me for about two million dollars, and I'll reorganize ...
— Carmen Ariza • Charles Francis Stocking

Words linked to "Perk up" :   cathect, enliven, reanimate, revive, liven, liven up, vivify, revivify, renovate, recuperate, recover, convalesce, quicken, animate, recreate, invigorate, repair, de-energize, affect, reinvigorate, de-energise, sedate

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