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spirit someone up

Definition of spirit someone up in English:

archaic Stimulate, animate, or cheer up someone.
Example sentences
  • Teatime, even just to indulge in the pervasive smell of Blue Mountain or Santos coffee will spirit you up.
  • Therefore, you can have the initiative: show him you appreciate him, make him feel safe and try to spirit him up.
  • Our teachers might sometimes ask Frank to entertain all of the class to spirit us up.
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