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  • verb Present participle of psyche.

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Examples

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

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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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  • 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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  • 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.

    Welcome to My World

  • 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.

    Welcome to My World

  • 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.

    Fallin’ Up

  • 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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  • 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.

    Fallin’ Up

  • 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.

    Writing Like Crazy: Seasonal Effective Disorder?

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