getting up

present participle of get up
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as in summoning
to call into being through the use of one's inner resources or powers I'm still trying to get up the energy to reply

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“Getting up.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/getting%20up. Accessed 23 Jul. 2024.

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