- interj. idiomatic Cheer up; take courage; take heart.
- interj. idiomatic, dated Hurry up; make haste.
- v. idiomatic, intransitive To become encouraged, reinvigorated, or cheerful; to summon one's courage or spirits.
- v. idiomatic, transitive To encourage or refresh; to hearten.
- v. idiomatic, intransitive, dated, early 1900's To dress oneself up smartly; compare (obsolete) buck ("a fop, dandy")
- v. idiomatic, transitive, colloquial To pass on to higher authority for resolution. See also pass the buck.
- v. gain courage
“He came closer and with a knuckle nudged Kahlan's chin, as if to playfully buck up her courage.”
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R Buckminster Fuller created and coined so many terms and ideas that it certainly warrants a list here.
As RBF said "Dare to be naive."
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