agitate

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  • The second day had been more agitating in some ways than his first. Cited from Robert Hardy's Seven Days, by Charles Monroe Sheldon
  • Even at home the food question still continued to agitate the public mind. Cited from Mr. Punch's History of the Great War, by Punch
  • He was also among the first to agitate for a free school system.
  • Therefore there was no good agitating herself too soon about the result. Cited from Halcyone, by Elinor Glyn
  • Let there be nothing done to agitate her, tell her husband when he comes in. Cited from Peter Trawl, by W. H. G. Kingston
  • What had he said or done to agitate the man so much? Cited from Story of Chester Lawrence, by Nephi Anderson
  • Several of them had been in prison for agitating against the social order. Cited from Pelle the Conqueror, by Martin Anderson Nexo
  • This doubt was agitating her mind at the time when they moved from the street. Cited from Unleavened Bread, by Robert Grant
  • Also another most important question was agitating him: What should he do with it? Cited from The Woman's Way, by Charles Garvice
  • About half an hour into the turn, however, they did notice and again became agitated.
  • That is a question which is agitating a good many people just now. Cited from Our Changing Constitution, by Charles Pierson
  • He left the city after agitating people with his views on race.
  • His style of composition was developed during these years when great events were agitating the public mind. Cited from The Bay State Monthly, Volume 3, No. 1, by Various
  • They love to talk and they can become quite agitated when they are isolated from others.
  • Then a very wonderful movement began to agitate the men upon the two remaining hills. Cited from Notes of a War Correspondent, R. H. Davis
  • She entered the house as if nothing unusual were agitating her mind. Cited from Under Sealed Orders, by H.A. Cody
  • "Why does the sight of this young girl agitate my heart in this way?" Cited from The Grip of Desire, by Hector France
  • Only the sounds made by his wife and children had power to agitate him. Cited from The Judgment of Eve, by May Sinclair
  • Would you have had me agitate my father at that moment? Cited from The King's Highway, by G.P.R. James
  • Now let us come to terms; we will leave these agitating questions in peace for the present. Cited from Night and Day, by Virginia Woolf
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Words starting with agitate

Meaning of agitate

  • verb Try to stir up public opinion
  • verb Cause to be agitated, excited, or roused
    The speaker charged up the crowd with his inflammatory remarks
  • verb Change the arrangement or position of