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agitate

agitate - Dictionary definition and meaning for word agitate

Definition
(verb) try to stir up public opinion
Synonyms : foment , stir up

Definition
(verb) cause to be agitated, excited, or roused
Synonyms : charge , charge up , commove , excite , rouse , turn on
Example Sentence
  • The speaker charged up the crowd with his inflammatory remarks

Definition
(verb) exert oneself continuously, vigorously, or obtrusively to gain an end or engage in a crusade for a certain cause or person; be an advocate for
Synonyms : campaign , crusade , fight , press , push
Example Sentence
  • The liberal party pushed for reforms
  • She is crusading for women's rights
  • The Dean is pushing for his favorite candidate

Definition
(verb) move very slightly
Synonyms : budge , shift , stir
Example Sentence
  • He shifted in his seat

Definition
(verb) move or cause to move back and forth
Synonyms : shake
Example Sentence
  • The chemist shook the flask vigorously
  • My hands were shaking

Definition
(verb) change the arrangement or position of
Synonyms : commove , disturb , raise up , shake up , stir up , vex

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for agitate

Agitate rhymes with Irritate. You get agitated if somebody constantly irritates you.
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by prakashsrinivasan

agitate - a gitar stir and disturb many people
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by Tural

a "gitar" sound disturbs many people from sleep
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by a_run_v

Agitate sounds like "HESITATE"-suppose u r giving presentation in class & u r hesitating because ur classmates r disturbing u...so agitate mean DISTURB
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by parveenbhambhu

tate sounds like TAIT(australian bowler)when he is bowling the batsmen gets disturbed
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by shuka

AGITATE<===> हलचल मचाना (pr. \\halachal machana \\ )[TransitiveVerb] Example:The students agitated in front of the Vice Chancellors office. AGITATE<===> आंदोलन करना (pr. \\Anadolan karana \\ )[Noun]
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by tpant

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