To enliven; make more exciting; jazz up: To gin up support for his embattled plan, the President went to Capitol Hill on Wednesday/ Numbers of voters ginned up by the revelations may throw the bums out
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“They took stuff out of context to try to gin up support for the Republican political platform,” he told The Daily Beast.
And then there are the politicians, almost exclusively Republicans, who gin up hate of the “other” for political gain.
Trying to gin up a blog post into an enemies list is merely a device, a handy way to try to attain the goal.
"We'll have to gin up the c'nundrum," said Bob, with his hands again in his pockets.
But I gin up from that minute the idea of gettin' anything out of Josiah Allen for the fair.
The critter growled so ferocious whenever I tried to move that I gin up trying.
Then says that other voice, floatin' so strong and cl'ar, and if he gin up all and hollered, what should he have?