fillip

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Synonyms for fillip

anything that tends to arouse

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Pierre, the Slaughterer, if you look at me like that again, I'll fillip the dust off your nose for you.
They could tell the people who had come down from London for the day; the keen air gave a fillip to their weariness.
I suspect that he had been roughly handled by Captain Anthony up there, and the resentment gave a tremendous fillip to the slow play of his wits.
Whether the Irrepressible felt slighted by Bella's declaration that she would not quarrel, or whether her spitefulness was evoked by Bella's return to the sphere of Mr George Sampson's courtship, or whether it was a necessary fillip to her spirits that she should come into collision with somebody on the present occasion,--anyhow she made a dash at her stately parent now, with the greatest impetuosity.
Some newsletter marketers have experimented with added fillips such as, "All your money back plus $25 as our 'thank you' for trying.