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Perk-up

DEFINITION

Enliven. Add some excitement to such as a party or a drab room. It can also refer to the action of becoming alert.

“The coffee perked me up so I painted the living room to perk it up.”

“When I spoke about a trip to Disneyland, the children perked up.”

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