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- interj. Cheer up; take courage; take heart.
- interj. Hurry up; make haste.
- v. To become encouraged, reinvigorated, or cheerful; to summon one's courage or spirits.
- v. To encourage or refresh; to hearten.
- v. To dress oneself up smartly; compare (obsolete) buck ("a fop, dandy")
- v. To pass on to higher authority for resolution. See also pass the buck.
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- v. gain courage
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He came closer and with a knuckle nudged Kahlan's chin, as if to playfully buck up her courage.