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To mix up or agitate the contents of
“When you are ready to eat, stir the maple syrup sauce, and spoon some of it over the apple snow.”
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To rouse or goad into feeling or remembering something
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“These classic examples of literature can stir her imagination to see life beyond her own.”
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To urge, incite or goad into doing something
“What would have been the use of those arms, that physique, and that noble soul, without crises or conditions to stir him into action?”
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To affect or influence, especially emotionally
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“Others doubted that Mrs. Kirchner's vision would stir the country.”
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To wake, or cause to wake, from sleep
“The dog's head was resting on his master's lap, and he didn't bark or stir from his sleep.”
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To begin to move after a period of being inactive
“Even during mud season, locals begin to stir after a long winter with the promise of spring in the not-too-far-off distance.”
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To to move, shake or tremble slightly
“As the new leaves begin to stir, so do the locals, restless after a dull but comfortable winter.”
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To leave or go out of (a place)
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“But, although indolence is bliss on St Lucia, there are compelling reasons to stir from your compound.”
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To suffuse with vigor, life, energy, or spirit
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To suffuse with vigor, life, energy, or spirit
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To overcome with glamor or showiness
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To intermingle or blend
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To sway to and fro
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To annoy or irritate
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To wake after an extended period of sleep or unconsciousness
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To move quickly or busily
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Burn, simmer
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Stand up
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(wash over) To fill or overcome (with an emotion)
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To poke, pierce, thrust
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To call (an image) to the mind
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Blow away
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To move somewhere in a slow and steady way
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To confound or perplex someone
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Interfere in something that is not one's concern
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Make small movements, especially of the hands and feet, through nervousness or impatience
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To remember or bring back to mind
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Set on fire
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Get your skates on
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Make a soft, muffled crackling sound like that caused by the movement of dry leaves or paper
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Move through the water in a boat using a paddle or paddles
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A commotion or state of disorder or unrest
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“Understandably, his disappearing act created a stir, and everyone feared for the old man.”
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The act or result of stirring
“Increase the heat, add the rest of the ingredients, and give it a good stir.”
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An act or instance of moving of shifting in position
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“Occasionally, a light gust of wind would cause a stir in the tops of the pine trees.”
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(slang) A place for the confinement of persons held in custody or detention
“He's been sentenced to twelve years in stir.”
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Media attention or elaborate ceremony
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Stirred up or excited
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A soft, muffled crackling sound like that made by the movement of dry leaves or paper
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A quickly rotating mass of water in a river or sea into which objects may be drawn, typically caused by the meeting of conflicting currents
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A slight change in position, direction, or tendency
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A state of energy and invigoration