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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 strong feelings and emotions
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Full of life, spirit, energy, or movement
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Exciting joy, mirth, or pleasure
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Arousing or characterized by intense feeling
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Producing powerful feelings or strong, clear images in the mind
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(of a performance or ability) Evoking admiration through quality or skill
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In preparation or progress
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Tending to stir up conflict
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Causing a desire to know more
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Characterized by a good or happy sentiment
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Causing great public interest and excitement
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Reaching a decisive moment or point of greatest tension
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Occurring during wakefulness
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Exerting power over the minds or behavior of others
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Producing a low, indistinct and continuous sound
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Not asleep
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Moving in a quivering or pulsating manner
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Having or showing initiative and resourcefulness
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Able to move quickly and easily
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Grand and impressive in appearance
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Relating to or involving gratification of the senses and physical, especially sexual, pleasure
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Being in effective or current operation, action, or force
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Impossible to erase or remove
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An act of moving something or someone to another place or position
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The act or result of stirring or agitating the contents of something
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Something that motivates or provokes a person or thing into action
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The interruption of a settled and peaceful condition
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The process of being heaved upward, especially the raising of part of the earth's crust
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A slight change in position, direction, or tendency
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The act of awaking, or ceasing to sleep
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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)
“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 flutter or wave around
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Present participle for to overcome with mental or emotional stress
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Present participle for to intermingle or blend
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Present participle for to move from one place to another
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Present participle for to annoy or irritate
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Present participle for to change one's physical position
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Present participle for to move in a twisting or spiraling pattern
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Present participle for to move quickly or busily
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Present participle for burn, simmer
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Standing up
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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 confound or perplex someone
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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