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buoy up

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  • verbmake light, encourage
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Synonyms for buoy up

verb make light, encourage
  • bolster
  • boost
  • buck up
  • cheer
  • cheer up
  • encourage
  • hearten
  • keep afloat
  • lift
  • prop
  • raise
  • support
  • sustain
  • uphold

Antonyms for buoy up

  • bring down
  • depress
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lift

verb. move upwards; ascend
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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