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punch up

verb as in brighten

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The conflict is much bigger than just a punch-up between a gang of New York bibliophiles.

Punch up the men a little in the matter of cultivating cleanly habits, etc.

He brought a roundhouse punch up under his opponent's guard and felt it smack solidly against ribs.

I hed been prutty posperous,—hed got past hevin' to ride in a caboose 'nd git out at every stop to punch up the steers.

We'd stick holes and plant corn and when it come up we'd punch up the dirt round it.

"I shouldn't think one could make good hot mixed punch up in a balloon, now," observed Mr. Bagges, reflectively.


On this page you'll find 186 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to punch up, such as: clear up, enliven, illuminate, lighten, light up, and burnish.

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