a vigorous, emotional talk, as to a person or group, intended to arouse enthusiasm, increase determination to succeed, etc.: The coach gave the team a pep talk before the game.
pep•talkPronunciation: (pep'tôk"), [key]
to give a pep talk to (a person, group, etc.).
to deliver a pep talk.
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