Synonyms of liven someone/something up in English:

liven someone/something up

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1‘he could do with a drink to liven him up’


brighten up, cheer up, enliven, put some life into, animate, put some spark into, raise someone's spirits, perk up, spice up, ginger up, make lively, wake up, waken up, hearten, gladden, invigorate, give a boost to, rejuvenate, vitalize, restore, revive, refresh, vivify, put some zest into, galvanize, stimulate, stir up, get going

informal buck up, pep up, jazz up, zhoosh, zhoosh up, hot up


calm someone down