agitating Meaning, Definition & Usage
verb try to stir up public opinion
stir up; agitate; foment.
verb cause to be agitated, excited, or roused
commove; turn on; excite; charge up; agitate; charge; rouse.
- The speaker charged up the crowd with his inflammatory remarks
verb exert oneself continuously, vigorously, or obtrusively to gain an end or engage in a crusade for a certain cause or person; be an advocate for
campaign; agitate; fight; push; crusade; press.
- The liberal party pushed for reforms
- She is crusading for women's rights
- The Dean is pushing for his favorite candidate
verb move very slightly
budge; shift; stir; agitate.
- He shifted in his seat
verb move or cause to move back and forth
- The chemist shook the flask vigorously
- My hands were shaking
verb change the arrangement or position of
raise up; disturb; commove; stir up; vex; shake up; agitate.
adjective satellite causing or tending to cause anger or resentment
- a provoking delay at the airport
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