stir

All Verb Noun
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  • His wife told him not to stir during the night, whatever he heard.
  • He played an important part in an event that caused much stir at the time.
  • He stirs up my heart within me, and makes me long to be good. Cited from The Vicar's Daughter, by George MacDonald
  • They are leaving in the early morning as to not cause a stir within the community.
  • All at once the room seemed to be very much alive and stirring. Cited from The Second Chance, by Nellie L. McClung
  • It's only a matter of time till something stirs up the boys here. Cited from Light of the Western Stars, Zane Grey
  • Sometimes they feel this strange life moving and stirring within them. Cited from Practical Mysticism, by Evelyn Underhill
  • The movement which does not come from without then stirs within us. Cited from Rousseau, Volumes 1 and 2, by John Morley
  • Although ice can be added, the drink should not be stirred before serving.
  • On the ground he stirred a bit; four men fired and killed him.
  • The band produced a stir when they broke through with their anti-commercial messages.
  • It makes them feel good, and stirs up a desire to continue the process. Cited from The American Missionary, Volume 43, No. 11, November, 1889, by Various
  • And thus we remained for a long, long time without stirring. Cited from The Works of Guy de Maupassant, Volume VIII., by Guy de Maupassant
  • Her concert itself also caused a huge stir in the media and fans.
  • Then something stirs us to the very base of our being and self-consciousness comes. Cited from The Workingman's Paradise, by John Miller
  • The choice of his subject also caused quite a stir to those who viewed the show.
  • The big transfer of girls to the College created quite a stir among the students.
  • If you do not find me stirring at the usual time, couldn't you call me?
  • You will find out in five minutes that this man stirs you to good, that man to evil. Cited from Public Speaking, by Irvah Lester Winter
  • Thought of his victory and the possibility of a native rule had stirred the common man.
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Meaning of stir

  • noun A prominent or sensational but short-lived news event
    he made a great splash and then disappeared
  • noun Emotional agitation and excitement
  • verb Move an implement through
    stir the soup, stir my drink, stir the soil
  • verb Move very slightly
    He shifted in his seat
  • verb Mix or add by stirring
    Stir nuts into the dough