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Synonyms for agitate

Synonyms for agitate

to cause to move to and fro violently

Synonyms for agitate

try to stir up public opinion

exert oneself continuously, vigorously, or obtrusively to gain an end or engage in a crusade for a certain cause or person

move very slightly

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change the arrangement or position of

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Don't agitate me by speaking in that way, Miss Nickleby, don't,' said Mrs Wititterly, with some violence, 'or you'll compel me to ring the bell.
With new interests and new emotions to agitate him, the attempt would be simply useless.
The sight of the gas-lamps and houses seemed to agitate her, and to make her impatient.
Of their habits, I will grant you," cried the naturalist, who rarely missed an opportunity to agitate any disputed point in his favourite studies.
Do not agitate yourself, I entreat you, dearest madam,' said Mr.
Compose yourself," said Clerval, who observed my change of colour, "I will not mention it if it agitates you; but your father and cousin would be very happy if they received a letter from you in your own handwriting.
The Valmiki community leaders in Sambhal, Amroha and Moradabad have threatened to agitate against the " atrocities of the SP government.
Roke Manor Research Ltd (Roke), a Chemring Group company, has developed AGITATE, a self-charging miniaturised device which generates a radio signal that can be tracked up to an estimated 200 kilometres away.
Tension still prevails in parts of Rajasthan as the Gujjars continue to agitate by blocking road and rail traffic.
These efforts to help agitators agitate recall the work of the FBI's notorious Counter Intelligence Program (COINTELPRO), which sowed confusion among radicals in myriad ways, from publishing a fake Black Panther Coloring Book filled with violent racial imagery for children to spreading the rumor that the actress-activist Jean Seberg was pregnant with a Panther's child.