Synonyms and Antonyms of buoy up
to fill with courage or strength of purpose the sudden improvement in his health buoyed him up Synonyms bear up, buck up, encourage (up), cheer (up), chirk (up), embolden, hearten, inspire, inspirit, steelRelated Words animate, enliven, invigorate; enforce, fortify, reinforce (also reenforce), strengthen; assure, reassure; boost, energize, excite, galvanize, provoke, quicken, rally, stimulate, stirNear Antonyms demoralize, depress, sadden; debilitate, enfeeble, hamstring, undermine, weaken; intimidate, psych (out)Antonyms daunt, discourage, dishearten, dispirit
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