activate, animate, arouse, beef up, boost, brace, brace up, brighten, brisk, brisken, buck up, buoy up, buttress, case harden, cheer, chirk up, confirm, dynamize, electrify, encourage, energize, enliven, exhilarate, fillip, fire, fortify, fresh up, freshen, freshen up, galvanize, gird, give a lift, gladden, harden, hearten, inflame, infuse life into, inspire, inspirit, interesting, jazz up, kindle, liven, nerve, pep up, perk up, pick up, pique, prop, provoke, quicken, rally, reanimate, recreate, refresh, refreshen, regale, reinforce, reinvigorate, rejoice, rejoice the heart, rejuvenate, renew, restore, restrengthen, resuscitate, revive, revivify, rouse, set up, sharpen, shore up, snap up, steel, stiffen, stimulate, stir, strengthen, support, sustain, temper, toughen, undergird, vitalize, vivify, warm, whet, zip up
improve, be better, become better, get better, mend, amend, advance, ascend, increase, fructify, ripen, mature, pick up, come about, rally, take a favorable turn, turn over a new leaf, turn the corner, raise one's head, sow one's wild oats, recover, be better, be improved by, turn to right account, turn to good account, turn to best account, profit by, reap the benefit of, make good use of, make capital out of, place to good account, render better, improve, mend, amend, better, ameliorate, meliorate, correct, decrassify, improve upon, refine upon, rectify, enrich, mellow, elaborate, fatten, promote, cultivate, advance, forward, enhance, bring forward, bring on, foster, invigorate
, touch up, rub up, brush up, furbish up, bolster up, vamp up, brighten up, warm up, polish, cook, make the most of, set off to advantage, prune, repair, put in order, review, revise, make corrections, make improvements, doctor, purify, relieve, refresh, infuse new blood into, recruit, reform, remodel, reorganize, new model, view in a new light, think better of, appeal from Philip drunk to Philip sober, palliate, mitigate, lessen an evil.
be strong, be stronger, overmatch, render strong, give strength, strengthen, invigorate
, brace, nerve, fortify, sustain, harden, case harden, steel, gird, screw up, wind up, set up, gird up one's loins, brace up one's loins, recruit, set on one's legs, vivify, refresh, refect, reinforce, reenforce.
relieve, ease, alleviate, mitigate, palliate, soothe, salve, soften, soften down, foment, stupe, poultice, assuage, allay, cheer, comfort, console, enliven, encourage, bear up, pat on the back, give comfort, set at ease, gladden the heart, cheer the heart, inspirit, invigorate
, remedy, cure, refresh, pour balm into, pour oil on, smooth the ruffled brow of care, temper the wind to the shorn lamb, lay the flattering unction to one's soul, disburden, take a load off one's chest, get a load off one's chest, take off a load of care, be relieved, breathe more freely, draw a long breath, take comfort, dry the tears, dry the eyes, wipe the tears, wipe the eyes.