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verb psych pronunciation in American English /saɪk/
Word Forms
present tense
present participlepsyching
past tensepsyched
past participlepsyched
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phrasal verbs

psych out

Word Forms
present tense
I/you/we/theypsych out
he/she/itpsychs out
present participlepsyching out
past tensepsyched out
past participlepsyched out

psych up

Word Forms
present tense
I/you/we/theypsych up
he/she/itpsychs up
present participlepsyching up
past tensepsyched up
past participlepsyched up
to try to make yourself or someone else feel mentally ready for something
The team is trying to get psyched up for the game.
I was psyching myself up to ask her out to dinner.


a course of study which is much shorter than a university course and focuses on the skills you need for a job, especially computer-related skills

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an ancient Roman system of underfloor heating, used to heat houses with hot air; from the Latin 'hypocaustum'

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