raise (one's) spirits

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raise (one's) spirits

To make one feel happier or more carefree. The purpose of this charity is to raise children's spirits this holiday season. I love my roommate. No matter what mood I'm in, he is always able to raise my spirits.
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raise somebody’s ˈspirits

make somebody happier: Good weather always raises her spirits.
See also: raise, spirit
References in classic literature ?
But I will not expatiate any further upon this, as it may be gathered from it that whatever part of whatever history of a knight-errant one reads, it will fill the reader, whoever he be, with delight and wonder; and take my advice, sir, and, as I said before, read these books and you will see how they will banish any melancholy you may feel and raise your spirits should they be depressed.
To raise your spirits, moreover, she gives you reason to suppose that the part of the abbey you inhabit is undoubtedly haunted, and informs you that you will not have a single domestic within call.
WHEN we hear the sound of laughter, from Any little girl or boy Do you find that sound fills your heart With joy We may not see the reason why But it can raise your spirits way up high When you see a child so happy, it can make You happy too It can change your mood and stop you Feeling blue So come little children, the reason we Love you Your laughter is infectious, it starts Us laughing too It really takes us older folks to a Happy place - when we see that cheeky smile Upon your little face These are moments for us to treasure For the happiness you bring, there is no Earthly measure For children bring us a reason When we see a new generation Seeing they are happy is a wonderful Sensation For what price is happiness when seen on A child's face It just puts faith back in the Human race.
Hip Sips--Modern Cocktails to Raise Your Spirits (Chronical Books, 2006, $16.
Raise the flag, raise your spirits and raise your drinks - because we're the greatest nation on earth
In the absence of the summer sun, this upbeat little number will raise your spirits and take your mind off the grey clouds looming above.
REVERENT AND SENTIMENTAL they're not, but the Calamity Carolers of Doom can raise your spirits with the company's parodies of "Holiday Inn" and other movie musicals.