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buoy up

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. lighten, lighten up, buoy upverb

    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 upverb

    make more cheerful

    "the conversation lightened me up a bit"

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

  3. buoy, buoy upverb

    keep afloat

    "The life vest buoyed him up"

    Synonyms:
    lighten up, lighten, buoy

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. buoy up

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

  2. buoy up

    Synonyms:
    encourage, embolden, reassure

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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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