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Synonyms for cheer

Synonyms for cheer

a condition of supreme well-being and good spirits

to give great or keen pleasure to

to impart strength and confidence to

to impart courage, inspiration, and resolution to

to express approval, especially by clapping

Synonyms for cheer

a cry or shout of approval

give encouragement to

show approval or good wishes by shouting

cause (somebody) to feel happier or more cheerful

spur on or encourage especially by cheers and shouts

References in classic literature ?
No sunlight could enter at the darkened eyes, and none were near to whisper gentle words, to cheer and comfort.
They told pleasant tales, and sang their sweetest songs to cheer and gladden, while the dim cells grew bright with the sunlight, and fragrant with the flowers the loving Elves had brought, and by their gentle teachings those sad, despairing hearts were filled with patient hope and earnest longing to win back their lost innocence and joy.
Get some nice book and read quietly; cheer him up about school, and offer to help him study by and by; you can do that better than I, because I'm only a girl, and don't learn Greek and Latin and all sorts of headachy stuff.
loud cheers for the Doctor); "and he's a strong, true man, and a wise one too, and a public-school man too" (cheers), "and so let's stick to him, and talk no more rot, and drink his health as the head of the house.
It was plain enough, however, that this was mere talk on Gabriel's part, and that the whole proceeding afforded him the keenest delight; for the people continuing to make a great noise without, and to cheer as if their voices were in the freshest order, and good for a fortnight, he sent upstairs for Grip (who had come home at his master's back, and had acknowledged the favours of the multitude by drawing blood from every finger that came within his reach), and with the bird upon his arm presented himself at the first-floor window, and waved his hat again until it dangled by a shred, between his finger and thumb.
There was an expressed disdain in the opposition of the little group, that changed the meaning of the cheers of the men in blue.
Those in advance of the scam- pering blue men, howling cheers, leaped at the fence.
At the place of success there began more wild clamorings of cheers.
Two very mild cheers went up from the dripping crowd on the pier; we answered them gently from the slippery decks; the flag made an effort to wave, and failed; the "battery of guns" spake not--the ammunition was out.
Jim and the buggy followed, the old cab-horse being driven by Zeb while the Wizard stood up on the seat and bowed his bald head right and left in answer to the cheers of the people, who crowded thick about him.
A few cheers heralded the advent of several young fellows, in shirt- sleeves, carrying buckets, bottles, and towels, who crawled through the ropes and crossed to the diagonal corner from her.
Oh, Anne," gasped Jane, as they fled to the girls' dressing room amid hearty cheers.
And back this year is the Starbucks Cheer Pass, a simple, innovative way to inspire customers to spread the sentiment of goodwill across the globe.
We are excited by the enthusiasm cheerleaders and coaches have already shown for the #iCheerSafe campaign," says Karen Lew, Director of Safety for USA Cheer.
Cheer Mashup, the cheer lifestyle show hosted by World Champion cheerleader and Cheer Channel's Superstar of All Stars, Maddie Gardner, earned a renewal for a second season.