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revving up

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  • as inaccelerate
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Synonyms for revving up

verb increase speed, timing
  • advance
  • expedite
  • further
  • hasten
  • open up
  • quicken
  • spur
  • step up
  • stimulate
  • drive
  • dust
  • forward
  • gun
  • hurry
  • impel
  • precipitate
  • railroad
  • rev
  • roll
  • tool
  • fire up
  • hammer on
  • lay a patch
  • lay rubber
  • make tracks
  • nail it
  • peel rubber
  • put on afterburners
  • put pedal to metal
  • rev up
  • speed up
  • step on gas

Antonyms for revving up

  • block
  • cease
  • check
  • delay
  • discourage
  • halt
  • hinder
  • slow
  • stop
  • dissuade
  • repress
  • wait
  • decelerate
  • defer
  • impede
  • postpone
  • retard
  • slow down
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.