stirring


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exciting a deep, usually somber response

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agitating a liquid with an implement

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arousing to a particular emotion or action

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capable of arousing enthusiasm or excitement

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exciting strong but not unpleasant emotions

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References in classic literature ?
Her physical eye saw the cake she was stirring and the loaf she was kneading; her physical ear heard the kitchen fire crackling and the teakettle singing, but ever and anon her fancy mounted on pinions, rested itself, renewed its strength in the upper air.
He did not remember hearing any birds that morning, there was certainly no breeze stirring, and the only sounds were the faint movements from within the cindery cylinder.
The air of innocence with which Kirby resumed the occupation of stirring the contents of his kettles would have completely deceived the spectators as to his agency in the temporary sufferings of Mr.
It may be hard to find the things I need to make this magic compound, but if they were found I could do in an instant what will otherwise take six long, weary years of stirring kettles with both hands and both feet.
That seems a lot more sensible than those stirring times with the kettles.
But if you succeed you must return here as quickly as you can, and that will save me much tiresome stirring of four kettles with both feet and both hands.
He bowed his head behind his master, and without stirring held hilt up over his right shoulder a long blade in a silver scabbard.
There is, one knows not what sweet mystery about this sea, whose gently awful stirrings seem to speak of some hidden soul beneath; like those fabled undulations of the Ephesian sod over the buried Evangelist St.
In the journal Angewandte Chemie, researchers from Singapore have introduced chains made of 40 nm iron oxide particles that act as the world's smallest magnetic stir bars, effectively stirring picoliter-sized drops of emulsion with a commercial magnetic stirrer.
Add leeks and garlic and cook, stirring, until softened, about 3 minutes.
A "cake" of sediment at the bottom of a dram can mean that you're not stirring your coating properly, and this could be an expensive mistake.
Add 1 1/2 teaspoons coriander, salt, 3/4 teaspoon cumin, turmeric, and 1/4 teaspoon red pepper to the skillet and cook I minute, stirring constantly with a wooden spoon.
In 2-quart saucepan, heat water and sugar to boiling, stirring occasionally; boil 1 minute.
In an experiment with alloy A356 refined with a Al5% Ti-1% B master alloy, a grain size of 400 mm was achieved and maintained with stirring.
Add the rice and brown for 2 minutes, stirring constantly.