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Meaning of HEAT UP

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  1. [v]  make more intense; "Emotions were screwed up"
  2. [v]  make hot or hotter; "heat the soup"
  3. [v]  gain heat or get hot; "The room heated up quickly"
 Synonyms: heat, hot up, screw up
 Antonyms: chill, cool, cool down
 See Also: alter, bake, broil, calcine, change, change state, compound, crisp, deepen, fry, heat up, heighten, intensify, overheat, preheat, reheat, scorch, sear, soak, toast, turn



Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: accelerate, agent provocateur, aggravate, agitate, alienate, amplify, annoy, antagonize, arouse, augment, beef up, blow the coals, blow up, build up, complicate, concentrate, condense, consolidate, deepen, deteriorate, double, embitter, enhance, enlarge, envenom, estrange, exacerbate, exaggerate, exasperate, excite, fan, fan the flame, feed the fire, ferment, fire, foment, heat, heighten, hop up, hot up, impassion, incense, incite, increase, inflame, infuriate, instigate, intensify, irritate, jazz up, key up, madden, magnify, make acute, make complex, make worse, nettle, pique, provoke, put up to, rally, ramify, redouble, reinforce, set against, set at odds, set on, sharpen, sic on, soup up, sour, step up, stir the embers, stir up, strengthen, tickle, triple, whet, whip up, work up, worsen