Faithful horoscope-watching, practiced daily, provides just the sort of small but warm and infinitely reassuring fillip that gets matters off to a spirited start.
Eat, drink, and love; the rest's not worth a fillip.lord byron
The people of Assam made remarkable contributions at every stage of the freedom movement since 1920 to 1947. The visit of Mahatma Gandhi to the State in 1921 gave fillip to the freedom movement which had already gathered momentum in both valleys of Assam.
If I do, fillip me with a three-man beetle.
...the fillip given to such ancient traditional forms as the Sadir, Bhagavata Mela, Kuchipudi , Kathakali , and Yakshagana by the revival movements in the country, has not been wholly to their advantage. Often, indeed we find corrupt tendencies and outlandish tastes...insinuating themselves ... ostensibly in order to make the art fashionable.