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  • v. Present participle of psyche.


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  • - How to quickly and easily avoid "psyching" yourself out of approaching your "choice"

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  • In my head, an NBA coach was psyching me up, telling me he was about to bring me off the bench and put me in the game.

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  • Flying under the radar, I entered into the short program by psyching myself up with the idea that I had something special to bring to skating in the States—if I could just keep it together.

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  • Maybe I'm over-thinking things -- a first in any context -- or I'm psyching myself out, but getting a finished product I've been satisfied with has been like pulling teeth lately.

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  • Vivek: I was psyching myself into what I'd do if I didn't find the girl attractive, but I didn't have to worry about that.

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  • He may be best known for his experiments psyching out the College Board by figuring out which words earn students high grades on the SAT essay, and then having students write horrific prose using those words, and earn high scores nonetheless.

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  • Instead I woke with a head full of mucus and began psyching myself into the final countdown (30 hours) before my entire family arrive for their first Australian Christmas.

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  • I was really psyching myself out before hand, and the reaction you see is real.

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  • I think I'm psyching myself up to dive back into the daunting task of Disgaea 3.

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  • I meditated, wrote my intents down in my journal, reviewed them with my husband and kids, and began psyching myself up for Jan 1 like everything would wonderfully change.

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