souped up

soup (something) up

To modify something in order to increase its power or performance. He's spent a fortune souping up his car, just so he can go faster on the highway. We've souped our computers up to run incredibly complex programs at lightning speeds.
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souped up

Modified to have an increased power or performance. (Hyphenated if used before a noun.) At this point, her car is so souped up, it could probably reach 200 miles per hour! This souped-up computer is able to run incredibly complex programs at lightning speeds.
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souped up

made more powerful. That souped-up car of John's sure makes a lot of noise. Why do all cars driven by males under the age of twenty have to be souped up?
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souped up

mod. made more powerful. Why do all cars driven by males under the age of twenty have to be souped up?
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Approach: Traditional Pilates exercises souped up with two foam rollers and two rings to increase difficulty.