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Synonyms for stir

Synonyms for stir

to put together into one mass so that the constituent parts are more or less homogeneous

to impart slight movement to

Synonyms

to make a slight movement

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to cease sleeping

to induce or elicit (a reaction or emotion)

to arouse the emotions of; make ardent

the act or process of moving

an interruption of regular procedure or of public peace

agitated, excited movement and activity

a condition of intense public interest or excitement

Synonyms for stir

a prominent or sensational but short-lived news event

emotional agitation and excitement

a rapid active commotion

move an implement through

move very slightly

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to begin moving, "As the thunder started the sleeping children began to stir"

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mix or add by stirring

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When changing containers, there should be enough room in the new container to add and stir in the residual material from the old one.
Stir in the sugar; cook over low heat until the onions are golden, 10-15 minutes, stirring occasionally.
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In a large saucepan, melt butter and, using a wire whisk, stir in flour.
Return to the saucepan; stir in the milk until blended.
Return pot to medium heat, cook a minute more, then sprinkle in flour, give it a stir and cook another 2 minutes.
Stir in the chickpeas, oranges, onions, and raisins.
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Stir in wine, salt and pepper; bring mixture to a boil.
In a large bowl, combine sweetened condensed milk and vanilla; stir in pureed strawberries and food coloring (optional).
Stir in the lemon juice, apple concentrate, and tamari.
Return soup to pan and stir in cream and salt and pepper.
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Add rice to paella pan and stir gently to coat with pan mixture.