souped-up
adjective Date: 1931 enhanced or increased in appeal, power, performance, or intensity; also elaborate, embellished

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  • souped-up — {adj.}, {informal} More powerful or faster because of changes and additions. * /Many teen aged boys like to drive souped up cars./ * /The basketball team won the last five games with souped up plays./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

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