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hot up

vb (adverb)
1. to make or become more exciting, active, or intense: the chase was hotting up.
2. (Automotive Engineering) (tr) another term for soup up
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: up - gain heat or get hot; "The room heated up quickly"
change state, turn - undergo a transformation or a change of position or action; "We turned from Socialism to Capitalism"; "The people turned against the President when he stole the election"
overheat - get excessively and undesirably hot; "The car engines overheated"
fry - be excessively hot; "If the children stay out on the beach for another hour, they'll be fried" up - make more intense; "Emotions were screwed up"
compound, deepen, intensify, heighten - make more intense, stronger, or more marked; "The efforts were intensified", "Her rudeness intensified his dislike for her"; "Pot smokers claim it heightens their awareness"; "This event only deepened my convictions" up - make more powerful; "he souped up the old cars"
modify - make less severe or harsh or extreme; "please modify this letter to make it more polite"; "he modified his views on same-gender marriage"
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vi (inf) the pace is hotting updas Tempo wird schneller; things are hotting up in the Middle Eastdie Lage im Nahen Osten spitzt sich zu or verschärft sich; things are hotting upes geht langsam los; (party also)die Sache kommt in Schwung; the bars rarely hot up before midnightin den Bars geht es selten vor Mitternacht richtig los
vt sep (fig) musicverpoppen (inf); pacesteigern; surveillanceverschärfen; enginefrisieren
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(hot) adjective
1. having or causing a great deal of heat. a hot oven; That water is hot.
2. very warm. a hot day; Running makes me feel hot.
3. (of food) having a sharp, burning taste. a hot curry.
4. easily made angry. a hot temper.
5. recent; fresh. hot news.
ˈhotly adverb
1. eagerly; quickly. The thieves were hotly pursued by the police.
2. angrily; passionately. The accusations were hotly denied.
hot air
boastful words, promises that will not be kept etc. Most of what he said was just hot air.
ˌhot-ˈblooded adjective
passionate; having strong feelings. hot-blooded young men.
hot dog
a hot sausage sandwich.
ˈhotfoot adverb
in a great hurry. He arrived hotfoot from the meeting.
ˈhothead noun
a hotheaded person.
ˌhotˈheaded adjective
easily made angry; inclined to act suddenly and without sufficient thought.
ˈhothouse noun
a glass-house kept warm for growing plants in. He grows orchids in his hothouse.
ˈhot-plate noun
1. the part of a cooker on which food is heated for cooking.
2. a portable heated plate of metal etc for keeping plates of food etc hot.
be in hot water, get into hot water
to be in or get into trouble.
hot uppast tense, past participle ˈhotted verb
to increase; to become more exciting etc.
in hot pursuit
chasing as fast as one can. The thief ran off, with the shopkeeper in hot pursuit.
like hot cakes
very quickly. These books are selling like hot cakes.
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