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uplift

up·lift

uplift

parts of speech:
transitive verb, noun
part of speech: transitive verb
pronunciation: uhp lIft
inflections: uplifted, uplifting, uplifts
definition: to improve the spiritual, moral, or social condition or mood of.
We were uplifted by our group discussions.
antonyms:
degrade
similar words:
lift, lighten, regenerate
 
part of speech: noun
pronunciation: uhp lIft
definition 1: the act or process of raising or lifting up, or the condition that results from this.
similar words:
boost, lift, rise
definition 2: the process of or a movement toward spiritual, social, or moral improvement, or something that causes such movement.
derivation: uplifting (adj.)