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Another word for agitate

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Verb
  1. To cause to move to and fro violently

      1. To cause to move from side to side or up and down with jerky movements:
      2. To cause to tremble, vibrate, or rock:
      3. To brandish or wave, especially in anger:
      1. Relatively hard, naturally formed mineral or petrified matter; stone.
      2. A relatively small piece or fragment of such material.
      3. A relatively large body of such material, as a cliff or peak.
      1. To shake or agitate violently:
      2. To disturb or upset severely:
      3. To affect with irregular and involuntary muscular contractions; throw into convulsions.
      1. A vessel or device in which cream or milk is agitated to separate the oily globules from the caseous and serous parts, used to make butter.
      2. Turbulence or agitation:
      3. To agitate or stir (milk or cream) in order to make butter.
  2. To impair or destroy the composure of

    See also:

    calm

Another word for agitate

Verb
      1. To break up or destroy the tranquility, order, or settled state of:
      2. To trouble emotionally or mentally; upset:
      3. To interfere with; interrupt:
      1. To cause (someone) to be active, attentive, or excited:
      2. To stimulate sexual desire in.
      3. To give rise to (a feeling, for example); stir up:
      1. To change in position from one point to another:
      2. To follow a specified course:
      3. To change posture or position; stir:
      1. To pass an implement through (a liquid, for example), usually in circular motions, so as to mix or cool the contents:
      2. To use an implement to move or rearrange the fuel in (a fire) to increase light or heat.
      3. To add or mix in (an ingredient, for example) into a liquid or mixture by moving an implement: