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  Words related to cheer

Related / Similar Words: cheerfulness, inspire, urge, barrack, urge on, exhort, pep up, cheer up, chirk up, jolly along, jolly up, hearten, recreate, embolden

 

Definition:
  • the quality of being cheerful and dispelling gloom; "flowers added a note of cheerfulness to the drab room";
  • a cry or shout of approval;
  • show approval or good wishes by shouting; "everybody cheered the birthday boy";
  • urge on or encourage especially by shouts; "The crowd cheered the demonstrating strikers";
  • become cheerful;
  • cause (somebody) to feel happier or more cheerful; "She tried to cheer up the disappointed child when he failed to win the spelling bee";
  • give encouragement to;

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    Hyponyms: good-temperedness, good-humoredness, good humouredness, good naturedness, banzai, bravo, hurrah, hooray, salvo, lighten, buoy up, cheerlead, exult, rejoice, triumph, jubilate, amuse, take heart, buck up

     

    Attributes: cheerful, cheerless, uncheerful

     

    Part Meronyms: disposition, temperament

     

    Derivational Morphology: cheer up, jolly along, jolly up, chirk up, cheerer, cheering, shouting, exhortation, incitement, urging, cheerfulness

     

     
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