pumped up


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Adj.1.pumped up - tense with excitement and enthusiasm as from a rush of adrenaline; "we were really pumped up for the race"; "he was so pumped he couldn't sleep"
colloquialism - a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech
tense - in or of a state of physical or nervous tension
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"We had to pick up a shot, when I was six months pregnant, and Matthew did push-ups all the time before to get himself pumped up," Garner explained.
If you longed for a physical fitness, regime that would be more fun than push-ups and sit-ups, more gentle on the body than running, and more accessible and inviting to you right now in the shape you are in than--say--going to a health-club full of already pumped up and slimmed down bodies, don't despair: there is an option for you.
The slurry is pumped up from the reservoir and flooded through the shallow dip tank.