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To be triggering enthusiasm or eagerness
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“When things had been at their worst, she had wished for someone to come home to, someone to comfort her, to buck up her spirits.”
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Present participle for to become sound or healthy again
“After many days of feeling under the weather, I was finally starting to buck up.”
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Present participle for to increase in degree, amount, size, or value
“He aimed to see the Admiral, if only he could buck up his courage to make the trip.”
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(dated) Present participle for to hurry up
“We must buck up, as it's getting late.”
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Present participle for to respond to pain, hardship, adversity, or emotional distress in a collected, aggressive, and typical or stereotypical masculine manner, especially without question, crying, complaining, or becoming emotional
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Present participle for endure
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Present participle for to recenter oneself or one's thoughts
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Present participle for to give new life to, or to restore to a healthy condition
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Present participle for to delight, or to give pleasure or satisfaction to
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The action of giving someone support, confidence, or hope
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