cheer up (v.) Old form(s): cheares vp , cheeres vp
encourage, urge on, egg on
Luc.435[of Tarquin] His drumming heart cheers up his burning eye
Tim I.ii.41[Apemantus to and of Timon, of his guests] all the madness is he cheers them up to't
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