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  Definition of work up
  1. develop; "we worked up an as of an appetite"
  2. come up with; "His colleagues worked out his interesting idea"; "We worked up an ad for our client"
  3. form or accumulate steadily; "Resistance to the manager''s plan built up quickly"; "Pressure is building up at the Indian-Pakistani border"
  4. bolster or strengthen; "We worked up courage"; "build up confidence"; "ramp up security in the airports"
Similar Words: get up, work out, build up, build, progress, ramp up

 

Grouped Verbs: elaborate, work out, build, build up, ramp up, progress

 

Derivational Morphology: advancement, progress

 

 
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