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1. pumped-up

adjective. tense with excitement and enthusiasm as from a rush of adrenaline.

Synonyms

  • pumped
  • tense
  • pumped up

Antonyms

  • wireless
  • unbound
  • easy
  • unagitated

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Words that Rhyme with Brace Up

  • closeup
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  • schrupp
  • schlup
  • lay-up
  • krupp
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  • yup
  • sup
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  • ruppe
  • rupp
  • pup
  • knupp
  • hupp
  • cupp
  • cup
  • chupp
  • bupp
  • upp

2. runner-up

noun. ['ˈrʌnɝˌəp'] the competitor who finishes second.

Synonyms

  • competitor
  • contender
  • second best
  • challenger
  • competition

Antonyms

  • cooperation

3. brace

verb. ['ˈbreɪs'] support or hold steady and make steadfast, with or as if with a brace.

Synonyms

  • ballast
  • stabilize
  • guy
  • steady
  • strengthen
  • fortify
  • stabilise

Antonyms

  • action
  • activeness
  • change
  • travel

Etymology

  • brace (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • bracchia (Latin)

4. brace

verb. ['ˈbreɪs'] prepare (oneself) for something unpleasant or difficult.

Synonyms

  • fix
  • ready
  • prepare
  • gear up
  • set up
  • poise
  • steel
  • nerve

Antonyms

  • ordinal
  • wife
  • husband
  • unyoke

Etymology

  • brace (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • bracchia (Latin)

5. brace

verb. ['ˈbreɪs'] support by bracing.

Synonyms

  • support
  • sustain
  • hold
  • hold up

Antonyms

  • nonworker
  • ride
  • debilitating
  • activity

Etymology

  • brace (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • bracchia (Latin)

6. brace

noun. ['ˈbreɪs'] a support that steadies or strengthens something else.

Synonyms

  • back brace
  • reinforcement
  • skeg
  • support
  • neck brace
  • knee brace
  • strengthener

Antonyms

  • cause to sleep
  • wake
  • fall asleep
  • stand still

Etymology

  • brace (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • bracchia (Latin)

7. up

adverb. ['ˈʌp'] spatially or metaphorically from a lower to a higher position.

Synonyms

  • upwards
  • upwardly

Antonyms

  • downwards
  • downwardly
  • downward

Etymology

  • upp (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. up

adjective. ['ˈʌp'] being or moving higher in position or greater in some value; being above a former position or level.

Synonyms

  • leading
  • risen
  • upfield
  • ahead
  • in the lead
  • dormie
  • heavenward
  • sprouted
  • aweigh
  • ascending
  • upward
  • dormy
  • upbound
  • high

Antonyms

  • down
  • low
  • fragrant
  • sober

Etymology

  • upp (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. up

verb. ['ˈʌp'] raise.

Antonyms

  • low spirits

Etymology

  • upp (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. up

adjective. ['ˈʌp'] getting higher or more vigorous.

Synonyms

  • rising

Antonyms

  • side
  • bottom

Etymology

  • upp (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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