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pumping up

verb
present participle of pump up

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1 to cause a pleasurable stimulation of the feelings of
  • the crowd was pumped up by the band's rocking performance

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“Pumping up.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/pumping%20up. Accessed 2 Dec. 2020.

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