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To become, or to make something more interesting or exciting - thesaurus

Synonyms

gussy up

to make someone or something more attractive or interesting, especially in a way that is intended to impress people but is not useful or necessary

wake up

to start to feel more lively, or to make someone feel more lively

enliven

verb

formal to make something more interesting or lively

spice up

to make something more interesting or exciting

vary

verb

to make changes to something in order to make it more interesting

liven up

to make something more interesting or exciting, or to become more interesting or exciting

ignite

verb

mainly journalism to make something exciting, or to become exciting

perk up

to become more interesting or exciting, or to make something do this

jolly up

Britishinformal to make an event or activity more lively and enjoyable

embroider

verb

to make a story or an account of an event more interesting by adding details you have invented

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More synonyms

beef up

informal to increase or improve something, or to make it more interesting

bring something to life

to make something exciting or interesting

broaden your horizons

to make you see a wider range of opportunities and choices

climax

verb

if a story, event, or situation climaxes, it reaches the most exciting or important moment

come to life

to start to become exciting or lively

embellish

verb

to make a story more interesting by adding details, especially ones that are not completely true

ginger up

British to make something more interesting and exciting

go with a swing

to be lively, exciting, and enjoyable

grace

verb

to make something more attractive, pleasing, or interesting

heat up

if a situation heats up, it becomes more exciting, dangerous, or serious

hot up

to become more lively or exciting

hype up

informal to make something sound more interesting or impressive than it is

jazz up

to make something more lively, exciting, or interesting

leaven

verb

literary to add something that makes a situation, story, film etc more interesting, funny, or exciting

liven up

to give something a more interesting appearance, taste, or other quality

package

verb

to try to make someone or something such as a product or idea seem interesting and exciting to the public

pep up

to make someone or something more active and lively

repackage

verb

to change the way that something is presented or sold in order to make it seem more attractive or interesting

rev up

informal to become or make something become faster, more lively, or more exciting

sex up

to change something in order to make it seem more interesting, exciting, or important

sparkle

verb

to be very lively and interesting

swing

verb

informal old-fashioned to be lively, exciting, and enjoyable

BuzzWord

hygge

a lifestyle focussing on simple pleasures such as comfort and cosiness in the home, and spending time with friends and family

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Open Dictionary

sofar

a form of location that involves the underwater detonation of a bomb which causes sound waves that are picked up by ships

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