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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR WHIPPED UP

He whistled, whipped up his horse, and changed the conversation.

It was at that moment that Paul whipped up into the trap and drove away.

The east wind had whipped up a little chop that promised bad.

With that he whipped up his horses, and drove out of the courtyard.

The larger projectiles had to be whipped up to the muzzle with block and tackle.

The latter at once whipped up his horse, and started at a brisk trot.

Nell whipped up in an instant and whisked her invalid out of the way.

Roosevelt whipped up his gun once more, covering the spokesman.

Then we covered him with flowers, whipped up the horses and came back to the world.

The coachman did not hesitate a moment; he whipped up the horses, and they were off.

WORD ORIGIN

early 14c., from whip (v.). In parliamentary use from 1850 (the verb in this sense is recorded from 1742), from the sense in fox-hunting. The parliamentary whip's duty originally was to ensure the attendance of party members on important occasions.

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