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work up

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Verb work up has 4 senses
  1. build up, work up, build, progress - form or accumulate steadily; "Resistance to the manager's plan built up quickly"; "Pressure is building up at the Indian-Pakistani border"
    --1 is one way to develop
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s
  2. work up, get up - develop; "we worked up an as of an appetite"
    --2 is one way to grow, develop, produce, get, acquire
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  3. build up, work up, build, ramp up - bolster or strengthen; "We worked up courage"; "build up confidence"; "ramp up security in the airports"
    --3 is one way to increase
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
  4. work out, work up - come up with; "His colleagues worked out his interesting idea"; "We worked up an ad for our client"
    --4 is one way to develop, make grow
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
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