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1) perk up. Roget s II: The New Thesaurus, Third Edition. 1995.
...1. To impart strength and confidence to: buck up, cheer (up), encourage, hearten, nerve. See HELP. 2. To regain one's health: come around or (round), convalesce,...

2) perk 1. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Inflected forms: perked, perkˇing, perks1. To stick up or jut out: dogs' ears that perk. 2. To carry oneself in a lively and jaunty manner. To cause to stick up quickly:...

3) Perk. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...To perk oneself. To plume oneself on anything. (Welsh, percu, to smarten or plume feathers, perc, neat.) 1 You begin to perk up a bit-i.e. to get a little fatter...

4) perk 3. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Inflected forms: perked, perkˇing, perks Informal To percolate: The coffee was perking on the stove....

5) perk. The Columbia Guide to Standard American English. 1993
...(plural: perks), is the clipped form of perquisite (which see). It s slang, so limit it to Informal or Conversational use: The perks of my job were worth more than...

6) perk 2. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Informal A perquisite: Temper tantrums over perks are more common than the American taxpayer might like to believe (Maureen Dowd). Shortening and alteration of perquisite....

7) perky. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Inflected forms: perkˇiˇer, perkˇiˇest1. Having a buoyant or self-confident air; briskly cheerful. 2. Jaunty; sprightly. perkiˇly -ADVERBperkiˇness -NOUN...

8) 44250. Piercy, Marge. The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
...carries a bouquet of hothouse celeryand a stenographer's pad; she will takethe minutes, perk the coffee, smilelike a plastic daisy and put outthe black cat of her...

9) hearten. Roget s II: The New Thesaurus, Third Edition. 1995.
...To impart strength and confidence to: buck up, cheer (up), encourage, nerve, perk up. See HELP....

10) convalesce. Roget s II: The New Thesaurus, Third Edition. 1995.
...To regain one's health: come around or (round), gain, improve, mend, perk up, rally, recover, recuperate. See HEALTH....

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