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English definition of “pep sb/sth up”

pep sb/sth up

verb uk phrasal verb with pep   /pep/ (-pp-) us  
to make someone or something more energetic or interesting: A good night's sleep will pep you up. The show needs to be pepped up with some decent songs.
(Definition of pep sb/sth up from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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