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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

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However, when after an hour's journey underground she found herself in a splendid palace with lovely gardens, she felt a little reassured, and was further cheered when she discovered that her pet cat and dog had followed her.
Fairer-than- a-Fairy thanked her warmly, and resumed her way cheered by pleasant thoughts.
The sound cheered them greatly; but halting to make out by listening from what quarter it came they heard unseasonably another noise which spoiled the satisfaction the sound of the water gave them, especially for Sancho, who was by nature timid and faint-hearted.
The mob cheered and yelled themselves hoarse at this even marksmanship.
Dear Fairy, the fairest flowers have cheered me with their sweet breath, fresh dew and fragrant leaves have been ever ready for me, gentle hands to tend, kindly hearts to love; and for this I can only thank you and say farewell.
That holy dream -- that holy dream, While all the world were chiding, Hath cheered me as a lovely beam A lonely spirit guiding.
Following the chariot came the Scarecrow mounted on the Sawhorse, and the people cheered him almost as loudly as they did their lovely Ruler.
Before they had reached the trees the Sawhorse was far ahead, and the wooden animal returned to the starting place as was being lustily cheered by the Ozites before Jim came panting up to the canopy where the Princess and her friends were seated.
It therefore, in the first place, cheered Van Systens and his nosegay, then the corporation, then followed a cheer for the people; and, at last, and for once with great justice, there was one for the excellent music with which the gentlemen of the town councils generously treated the assemblage at every halt.
While the people cheered and waved their hats and handkerchiefs, there came walking the Royal Princess Ozma, looking so pretty and sweet that it is no wonder her people love her so dearly.
Next marched the invited guests, who were loudly cheered by the people of Oz along the road, and were therefore obliged to bow to right and left almost every step of the way.
But he was receiving the blows on his gloves and shoulders, rocking back and forth to the force of them like a tree in a storm, while the house cheered its delight.
So they came to Helios, who is watchman of both gods and men, and stood in front of his horses: and the bright goddess enquired of him: `Helios, do you at least regard me, goddess as I am, if ever by word or deed of mine I have cheered your heart and spirit.
However, as has been said, old Brooke triumphed, and the boys cheered him and then the Doctor.
Now, he was carried back a score of yards, now onward nearly to the door, now back again, now forced against the opposite houses, now against those adjoining his own: now carried up a flight of steps, and greeted by the outstretched hands of half a hundred men, while the whole tumultuous concourse stretched their throats, and cheered with all their might.