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  • 1 cheer — cheer·er; cheer·ful; cheer·ful·ize; cheer·ful·ly; cheer·ful·ness; cheer·i·ly; cheer·i·ness; cheer·ing·ly; cheer·io; cheer·less; cheer·less·ly; cheer·less·ness; cheer; en·cheer; ma·cheer; cheer·ly; un·cheer·ful·ness; …

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  • 2 Cheer — (ch[=e]r), n. [OE. chere face, welcome, cheer, OF. chiere, F. ch[ e]re, fr. LL. cara face, Gr. ka ra head; akin to Skr. [,c]iras, L. cerebrum brain, G. hirn, and E. cranium.] 1. The face; the countenance or its expression. [Obs.] Sweat of thy… …

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  • 3 cheer on — ˌcheer ˈon [transitive] [present tense I/you/we/they cheer on he/she/it cheers on present participle cheering on past tense …

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  • 4 cheer up — {v.} 1. To feel happy; stop being sad or discouraged; become hopeful, joyous, or glad. * /Jones was sad at losing the business, but he cheered up at the sight of his daughter./ * /Cheer up! The worst is over./ 2. To make cheerful or happy. * /The …

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  • 5 cheer up — {v.} 1. To feel happy; stop being sad or discouraged; become hopeful, joyous, or glad. * /Jones was sad at losing the business, but he cheered up at the sight of his daughter./ * /Cheer up! The worst is over./ 2. To make cheerful or happy. * /The …

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  • 6 Cheer Up! — Cheer Up Studio album by Reel Big Fish Released June 25, 2002 …

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  • 7 cheer — [n1] happiness animation, buoyancy, cheerfulness, cheeriness, comfort, delight, encouragement, exuberance, gaiety, geniality, gladness, glee, good cheer, hilarity, hopefulness, jauntiness, jocundity, joy, joyousness, lightheartedness, liveliness …

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  • 8 cheer´i|ly — cheer|y «CHIHR ee», adjective, cheer|i|er, cheer|i|est. cheerful; pleasant; bright; gay: »a cheery smile. Sunshine and the singi …

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  • 9 cheer|y — «CHIHR ee», adjective, cheer|i|er, cheer|i|est. cheerful; pleasant; bright; gay: »a cheery smile. Sunshine and the singi …

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  • 10 Cheer — Cheer, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Cheered} (ch[=e]rd); p. pr. & vb. n. {cheering}.] 1. To cause to rejoice; to gladden; to make cheerful; often with up. Cowpe. [1913 Webster] 2. To infuse life, courage, animation, or hope, into; to inspirit; to solace… …

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  • 11 Cheer — Cheer, v. i. 1. To grow cheerful; to become gladsome or joyous; usually with up. [1913 Webster] At sight of thee my gloomy soul cheers up. A. Philips. [1913 Webster] 2. To be in any state or temper of mind. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] How cheer st thou …

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  • 12 cheer — [chir] n. [ME chere, the face, demeanor, bearing, mood < OFr chiere < LL cara, head < Gr kara < IE base * k̑er , head, HORN; modern senses < phr. good cheer (Fr bonne chère)] 1. state of mind or of feeling; mood; spirit: now… …

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  • 13 cheer — ► VERB 1) shout for joy or in praise or encouragement. 2) praise or encourage with shouts. 3) (cheer up) make or become less miserable. 4) give comfort or support to. ► NOUN 1) a shout of joy, encouragement, or praise …

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  • 14 Cheer — [tʃiə] das; s, s <aus engl. cheer, eigtl. »gute Stimmung, Fröhlichkeit«> Hoch , Beifalls , Jubelruf …

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  • 15 cheer up — (someone) to feel happier, or to cause someone to feel happier. We ve cheered up a lot since we found a great place to swim. Jack stopped at her apartment every day to bring her food and cheer her up …

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  • 16 cheer|er — «CHIHR uhr», noun. 1. a person or thing that gives cheer or gladdens: »the merry cheerer of the heart (Shakespeare). 2. a person who cheers or applauds: »A dozen pickets…milled about the cheerers and jeerers (New York Times) …

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  • 17 Cheer — (engl., spr. tschīr), Jubel , Freuden , Hochruf …

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  • 18 Cheer — (engl., spr. tschihr), Jubel , Hoch , Beifallruf …

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  • 19 cheer — index assure (give confidence to), honor, promise (raise expectations), reassure, solace, spirit Burton s Legal Thesaurus. Will …

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  • 20 cheer — vb 1 *encourage, inspirit, hearten, embolden, nerve, steel Analogous words: *comfort, console, solace: gladden, gratify (see PLEASE): stimulate, excite, quicken, *provoke Antonyms: deject: dismay Contrasted words: * …

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