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perk (up)

verb

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1 to become glad or hopeful
  • we perked up once the sun came out

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2 to move from a lower to a higher place or position
  • the dog tilts her head and perks up her ears whenever someone speaks to her

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“Perk (up).” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/perk%20%28up%29. Accessed 16 Aug. 2022.

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