Synonyms of whip in English:
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3 the radio host whipped his listeners into a frenzy
4 informal Cleveland whipped Los Angeles 28–16 in the third game of last season See trounce (sense 1)
5 informal he whipped round the corner See dash (sense 1 of the verb)
7British informal they whipped the cones from a building site See steal (sense 1 of the verb)
whip something up
- we tried hard to whip up interest in the productsstimulate, rouse, arouse, stir up, work up, wake, waken, awaken, quicken, inspire, call forth, call/bring into being, draw forth, bring out, excite, evoke, whet, stir, provoke, spur, fire, inflame, trigger, prompt, induce, encourage, actuate, activate, touch off, spark off, set off, set going, incite, promote, engender, generateliterary enkindle
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