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Verb: mug up
Usage: Brit
  1. Study intensively, as before an exam
    "I had to mug up on my Latin verbs before the final exam";
    - cram, grind away, drum, bone up, swot [Brit], get up, swot up [Brit], bone, revise [Brit]

Derived forms: mugs up, mugging up, mugged up

Type of: hit the books, study