Synonyms for warms up

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Rather stand-offish, and distant, though sometimes he warms up.

"An' mind you warms up the cold bacon pie," added the stoker.

Even that funny daughter of Sharon's, Cousin Juliana, she warms up now and then—slips me a couple of twenties or so.

An agreeable surprise is something like sunshine in November; it warms up the constitution, mentally and physically.

He has put his little sister in school, and he warms up when he speaks of the child.

But on the contrary, when the sun can strike the hive, it warms up the bees, and melts the frost more frequently.

And some story that old fellow can tell his daughter—if he warms up enough to do it.

But it warms up again with the sunshine next day, keeping time and tune with the varying moods of the final days of the summer.

The authoress then warms up to her work, and begins to show her quality, which is that of a true literary artist.

Plowing early in the spring warms up the soil and sets plants to work more quickly.