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rev up

verb

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  1. to rouse to strong feeling or action the team was revved up by the coach's do-or-die locker room speech Synonyms arouse, encourage, excite, fire (up), impassion, incite, instigate, move, pique, provoke (up), spark, stimulate, stirRelated Words fan, ignite, inflame (also enflame), kindle, trigger; activate, animate, drive, energize, galvanize, induce, inspire, key (up), motivate, motive, pump up, quicken, set off, vitalize; abet, ferment, foment, raise, whip (up); anger, enrage, madden, upset; jeer, taunt, tease; aggravate, annoy, bother, exasperate, gall, get, irritate, vexNear Antonyms calm, soothe, subdue, tranquilize (also tranquillize); appease, mollify, pacify, placate


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