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To stir up, especially an emotion or feeling
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“He hadn't succeeded in the ring because he hadn't been able to work up feelings of hate for his opponents.”
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To annoy, anger or provoke someone
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“Stop it, Ellen. You're only making me angry, trying to work me up.”
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To plan, produce or develop something
“Lately, Congressional committees have tried to work up a solution to get this replacement construction started early.”
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To summon up a feeling or passion
“It took weeks for me to work up the courage to speak to her.”
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To excite to an excessive degree
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To be the cause of
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Summon positive emotion (especially courage)
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To make progress or increase the skill of
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To frighten or cause fear in
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To formulate by design
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To agitate or stir up
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To conspire to devise (a plot or plan)
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To feel, or cause to feel, irritated or resentful
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