Thesaurus / perk up

EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB

Andy forgot his personal embarrassment and began to perk up his ears.
THE HAPPY FAMILYBERTHA MUZZY BOWER
Anyhow, your comin' hez been a good thing fur Nancy, an' I reckons she'll begin to perk up from now on.
DARRY THE LIFE SAVERFRANK V. WEBSTER
But, in this other lot, the shoots are commencin' to perk up, an' insec's have stirred the mold.
The good custom was established and Meg began to perk up again.
JAN AND HER JOBL. ALLEN HARKER
What is done to Lordsburg we can stand, but a blow at our own warbags, even in antic'pation, is calc'lated to cause us to perk up.
FARO NELL AND HER FRIENDSALFRED HENRY LEWIS
Aunty Rose declared that Carolyn May began at once to perk up.
CAROLYN OF THE CORNERSRUTH BELMORE ENDICOTT
In lifting her arms to perk up the bow at her throat she knocked a hat off the bracket.
AN OLD-FASHIONED GIRLLOUISA MAY ALCOTT
Bless my soul, if Lucia did not perk up the second the forelady left, edge over, and direct a volume of Italian at me.
WORKING WITH THE WORKING WOMANCORNELIA STRATTON PARKER
They perk up wonderfully as the barometer falls and the damp makes itself felt in their warm cases of glass.
After lunch he would always begin to perk up and deny that he had been really drunk the night before.
L'ASSOMMOIREMILE ZOLA

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