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churn up

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phrasal verb
Word Forms
present tense
I/you/we/theychurn up
he/she/itchurns up
present participlechurning up
past tensechurned up
past participlechurned up

Related dictionary definitions

  1. 2
    [intransitive/transitive] same as churn1 (sense 2)

    The rainstorm churned up the rivers so they ran brown with silt.

  2. 3
    [transitive] to produce strong emotions in someone

    Running into his old girlfriend churned up a lot of buried feelings.

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