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amped (up)

verb
past tense of amp (up)

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1 to give life, vigor, or spirit to
  • an important news story that doesn't need to be amped up with sensationalism

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2 to make markedly greater in measure or degree
  • inflammatory rhetoric that served only to amp up the civil unrest that was overspreading the city

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The first known use of amped (up) was in 1973

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“Amped (up).” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/amped%20%28up%29. Accessed 25 Oct. 2021.

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