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Definitions of cheer:
  • noun:   a cry or shout of approval
  • noun:   the quality of being cheerful and dispelling gloom
    Example: "Flowers added a note of cheerfulness to the drab room"
  • verb:   show approval or good wishes by shouting
    Example: "Everybody cheered the birthday boy"
  • verb:   urge on or encourage especially by shouts
    Example: "The crowd cheered the demonstrating strikers"
  • verb:   become cheerful
  • verb:   cause (somebody) to feel happier or more cheerful
    Example: "She tried to cheer up the disappointed child when he failed to win the spelling bee"
  • verb:   give encouragement to

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