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cheered

verb
past tense of cheer

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1 to declare enthusiastic approval of
  • critics and fans alike have cheered the latest addition to the author's series of fantasy novels

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2 to ease the grief or distress of
  • let's hope that these flowers will cheer my ailing aunt at least a little

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“Cheered.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/cheered. Accessed 21 Jan. 2021.

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