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beefed (up)

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past tense of beef (up)

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1 to increase the ability of (as a muscle) to exert physical force
  • beefed up the walls with iron bars

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2 to make markedly greater in measure or degree
  • will beef up security for the next few days while the president is in town

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“Beefed (up).” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/beefed%20%28up%29. Accessed 27 Jan. 2022.

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