I squared my shoulders and as Hephzy would have said, "perked up" amazingly.
She chuckled, and Freddie, who had been wilting on the fender, perked up.
Jack perked up his nose and stared with his mouth wide open.
They perked their heads and looked at him inquiringly when it was gone.
But at my last words he perked up into a kind of startled slyness.
Ashton perked up ...