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stir up

verb

1 stir up

Try to stir up public opinion.

synonyms: agitate, foment.

Roget 41: mix; join etc. 43; combine etc. 48; commix, immix, intermix; mix up with, mingle; commingle, intermingle, ... show more

Dutch: ageren



2 stir up

Arouse or excite feelings and passions.

synonyms: fire up, heat, ignite, inflame, wake.

Roget 824: excite, affect, touch, move, impress, strike, interest, animate, inspire, impassion, smite, infect; stir the blood, fire the blood, ... show more

Dutch: opstoken, losmaken, warmlopen

3 stir up

Change the arrangement or position of.

synonyms: agitate, commove, disturb, raise up, shake up, vex.

4 stir up

Provoke or stir up.

synonyms: incite, instigate, set off.

Roget 173: be violent etc. adj.; run high; ferment, effervesce; romp, rampage, go on a rampage; run wild, run amuck, run riot; break the peace; rush, ... show more

Dutch: aanhitsen, aanstoken, aanzetten, ophitsen, opruien, opstoken, opzetten


Moby thesaurus: abet, admix, aggravate, agitate, alloy, amalgamate, annoy, arouse, awake, awaken, beat, beat up, bemingle, blend, blow the coals, blow up, bristle, call forth, call up, chafe ... show more.

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