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Princeton's WordNet

  1. lighten, lighten up, buoy up(verb)

    become more cheerful

    "after a glass of wine, he lightened up a bit"

    Synonyms:
    relieve, lighten, lighten up, brighten, buoy

  2. lighten, lighten up, buoy up(verb)

    make more cheerful

    "the conversation lightened me up a bit"

    Synonyms:
    relieve, lighten, lighten up, brighten, buoy

  3. buoy, buoy up(verb)

    keep afloat

    "The life vest buoyed him up"

    Synonyms:
    lighten up, lighten, buoy

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. buoy up

    Synonyms:
    float, keep afloat, bear up, bear on the surface

  2. buoy up

    Synonyms:
    encourage, embolden, reassure

How to pronounce buoy up?

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How to say buoy up in sign language?

  1. buoyup

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How to use buoy up in a sentence?

  1. William Cobbett:

    The very hirelings of the press, whose trade it is to buoy up the spirits of the people. have uttered falsehoods so long, they have played off so many tricks, that their budget seems, at last, to be quite empty.

  2. Unknown:

    If privatization fails to buoy up the economy, then let's be put in record now only who would or should be penalized


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