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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.”
Present participle for to become sound or healthy again
“After many days of feeling under the weather, I was finally starting to buck up.”
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.”
(dated) Present participle for to hurry up
“We must buck up, as it's getting late.”
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
Present participle for endure
Present participle for to recenter oneself or one's thoughts
Present participle for to give new life to, or to restore to a healthy condition
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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