perk up

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To become more lively or enthusiastic or upright

His ears perked up when he heard there would be ice cream.

cause to be alert and energetic; "Coffee and tea stimulate me"; "This herbal infusion doesn't stimulate"
If you perk something up, you make it more interesting. To make the bland taste more interesting, the locals began perking it up with local produce Psychological twists perk up an otherwise predictable story line
gain or regain energy; "I picked up after a nap"
If something perks you up or if you perk up, you become cheerful and lively, after feeling tired, bored, or depressed. He perks up and jokes with them. suggestions to make you smile and perk you up
If sales, prices, or economies perk up, or if something perks them up, they begin to increase or improve. House prices could perk up during the autumn Anything that could save the company money and perk up its cash flow was examined
gain or regain energy; "I picked up after a nap
perk up