stir up

Definitions of stir up
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v provoke or stir up

Synonyms:
incite, instigate, set off
Types:
raise
activate or stir up
Type of:
provoke, stimulate
provide the needed stimulus for

v arouse or excite feelings and passions

“The refugees' fate stirred up compassion around the world”
Synonyms:
fire up, heat, ignite, inflame, wake
Types:
ferment
work up into agitation or excitement
Type of:
arouse, elicit, enkindle, evoke, fire, kindle, provoke, raise
call forth (emotions, feelings, and responses)

v try to stir up public opinion

Synonyms:
agitate, foment
Types:
rumpus
cause a disturbance
Type of:
provoke, stimulate
provide the needed stimulus for

v change the arrangement or position of

Synonyms:
agitate, commove, disturb, raise up, shake up, vex
Types:
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beat, scramble
stir vigorously
toss
agitate
rile, roil
make turbid by stirring up the sediments of
poke
stir by poking
tumble
put clothes in a tumbling barrel, where they are whirled about in hot air, usually with the purpose of drying
whip, whisk
whip with or as if with a wire whisk
cream
make creamy by beating
muddle, puddle
make into a puddle
Type of:
displace, move
cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense

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