perk up

Definitions of perk up

v gain or regain energy

gain vigor, percolate, perk, pick up
Type of:
convalesce, recover, recuperate
get over an illness or shock

v cause to be alert and energetic

arouse, brace, energise, energize, stimulate
calm, sedate, tranquilize, tranquillise, tranquillize
cause to be calm or quiet as by administering a sedative to
de-energise, de-energize
deprive of energy
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inject with libidinal energy
animate, quicken, reanimate, recreate, renovate, repair, revive, revivify, vivify
give new life or energy to
invigorate, reinvigorate
impart vigor, strength, or vitality to
animate, enliven, invigorate, liven, liven up
make lively
ginger up, jazz up, juice up, pep up
make more interesting or lively
inspirit, spirit, spirit up
infuse with spirit
Type of:
act physically on; have an effect upon

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