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(tr, adverb) informal to get (oneself or another) into a state of psychological readiness for an action, performance, etc
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The rainy weather could not ________ my elated spirits on my graduation day.
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psych up

Excite emotionally, as in The chorus was really psyched up for performing in Symphony Hall. [Slang; c. 1970]

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