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Synonyms for buoy-up

Verb

1. lighten, lighten up, buoy up, cheer, cheer up, chirk up
usage: become more cheerful; "after a glass of wine, he lightened up a bit"
2. lighten, lighten up, buoy up, cheer
usage: make more cheerful; "the conversation lightened me up a bit"
3. buoy, buoy up, hold, support, sustain, hold up
usage: keep afloat; "The life vest buoyed him up"
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