whip up

  1. prepare or cook quickly or hastily
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How To Use whip up In A Sentence

  • Since I work around food all day, the last thing I want to do when I go home at night is whip up a cassoulet or lasagna from scratch.
  • They are exploring other avenues to whip up a mass frenzy against the new incumbents.
  • Many of the adherents may well be sincere, but, many unscrupulous ones often whip up the masses with religious fervour to commit heinous crimes.
  • He was trying to whip up some enthusiasm for the project.
  • A tailor/seamstress of not-so-fancy clientele would I expect have been able to whip up simple garments reasonably quickly (especially if you were prepared to pay): plain sewing doesn't take so very long, even by hand, if you know what you're doing. Kateelliott: Question for the Hive Mind
  • He was trying to whip up some enthusiasm for the project.
  • The film opens with a tableaux of a grimy industrial area where a man loiters impassively, slouching against a wall, kicking a bottle down the street, watching the wind whip up dust devils on a vacant patch of gravel.
  • Political movements used the fair day gatherings to whip up support for their policies, and this was particularly true of the ‘land leaguers’ during the struggle against landlordism.
  • And sometimes, when I'm in the right mood, I'll braid my hair, tie on a pinafore and whip up a batch of cornpone!
  • Recently reissued, it has two speeds and an inclinable head, great for getting the soda jerk in your life to whip up fountain drinks, malteds and thick shakes.
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