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Adjective
Causing emotion, excitement, and enthusiasm
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“Never have I listened to an album with such a range of emotions on top of such stirring music.”
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Producing or arousing strong feelings and emotions
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“I remember taking my senior youth group to see Dead Man Walking, a particularly stirring film about a young man on death row in the USA.”
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Full of life, spirit, energy, or movement
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“The composer was still alive to enjoy this belated recognition, delivered in a stirring performance by the Royal Scottish National Orchestra.”
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Tending to stir up conflict or feelings of anger or resentment
“Using inflammatory and stirring language, he explained his plan to trigger a mass revolt among the peasantry.”
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Full of, or evocative of, expression or emotion
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Providing inspiration
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Grand and impressive in appearance
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(of a performance or ability) Evoking admiration through quality or skill
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Filled with intense emotion or passion
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In preparation or progress
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Not asleep, in a conscious state
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Characterized by a good or happy sentiment
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Very difficult or impossible to forget
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Reaching a decisive moment or point of greatest tension
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Producing a low, indistinct and continuous sound
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Impossible to erase or remove
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Moving in a quivering or pulsating manner
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Being in effective or current operation, action, or force
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Noun
A movement, or the act of moving
“The fires are well lit and carefully attended to, and the stirring of the leaves continues uninterruptedly until the overseer gives the signal to desist.”
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The act or result of stirring or agitating the contents of something
“As he studied the man's rhythmical stirring of his coffee, Matt could imagine the wheels of his mind turning, even at the early hour.”
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Something that motivates or provokes a person or thing into action
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The act of coming into consciousness, such as from sleep
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The interruption of a settled and peaceful condition
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A situation of panic or disorder
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A slight change in position, direction, or tendency
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Verb
To be triggering enthusiasm or eagerness
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“These classic examples of literature can stir her imagination to see life beyond her own.”
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Present participle for 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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Present participle for 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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Present participle for 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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Present participle for 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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Present participle for to to move, shake or tremble slightly
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“As the new leaves begin to stir, so do the locals, restless after a dull but comfortable winter.”
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Present participle for 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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Present participle for to hold or engage the attention of
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Present participle for to greatly impress, charm or beguile someone
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Present participle for to awaken from a period of death, unconsciousness or dormancy
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Present participle for to intermingle or blend
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Present participle for to make small or restless movements, especially through nervousness or impatience
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Present participle for to move or progress in a hurried, energetic or busy manner
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Present participle for burn, simmer
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(wash over) Present participle for to fill or overcome (with an emotion)
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Present participle for to poke, pierce, thrust
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Present participle for to annoy or irritate
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Present participle for to blow upon, as with a fan or wings
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Present participle for to increase one's pace
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Present participle for to move somewhere in a slow and steady way
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Present participle for interfere in something that is not one's concern
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Present participle for to remember or bring back to mind
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Present participle for to make a soft, muffled crackling sound
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Present participle for to froth or foam
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