goose up

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goose up

To cause something to become stronger or more intense. A noun or pronoun can be used between "goose" and "up." Based on how loud it is, it sounds like he really goosed up his car engine. This sauce is just so bland—what spice can we add to goose it up?
See also: goose, up

goose up

v.
To improve the performance of something; make something more intense, powerful, or remarkable: Goose up the engine and we'll be on our way. You could goose the pie up with some nutmeg.
See also: goose, up