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- v. to become happy
- v. to make someone happy
- interj. an encouragement
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- v. become cheerful
- v. cause (somebody) to feel happier or more cheerful
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I often tell the old stories in which d'Elbene, de Charleval, and the Chevalier de Riviere cheer up the “moderns.”
He sent Poplicola to Rome to cheer up his seven hundred senators, and Furnius to govern Asia Province.