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stir



I - noun
1. a rapid active commotion
Syn:
bustle, hustle, flurry, ado, fuss
Derivationally related forms:
fuss (for: fuss), flurry (for: flurry), hustle (for: hustle), bustle (for: bustle)
Hypernyms:
commotion, din, ruction, ruckus, rumpus, tumult
2. a prominent or sensational but short-lived news event
- he made a great splash and then disappeared
Syn:
splash
Derivationally related forms:
splashy (for: splash)
Hypernyms:
disturbance, disruption, commotion, flutter, hurly burly,
to-do, hoo-ha, hoo-hah, kerfuffle
3. emotional agitation and excitement
Hypernyms:
agitation
Hyponyms:
electricity, sensation

II - verb
1. move an implement through (Freq. 7)
- stir the soup
- stir my drink
- stir the soil
Derivationally related forms:
stirrer
Hypernyms:
move, displace
Hyponyms:
churn, paddle
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something
- Something ----s something
- The chefs stir the vegetables
2. move very slightly (Freq. 5)
- He shifted in his seat
Syn:
shift, budge, agitate
Derivationally related forms:
shift (for: shift), shifting (for: shift)
Hypernyms:
move
Verb Frames:
- Something ----s
- Somebody ----s
- The crowds stir in the streets
- The streets stir with crowds
3. stir feelings in (Freq. 4)
- stimulate my appetite
- excite the audience
- stir emotions
Syn:
stimulate, excite
Derivationally related forms:
excitant (for: excite), excitement (for: excite), excitation (for: excite), stimulative (for: stimulate), stimulant (for: stimulate), stimulus (for: stimulate)
Hypernyms:
sensitize, sensitise
Hyponyms:
masturbate, wank, fuck off, she-bop, jack off,
jerk off, horripilate, work, fellate, suck, blow,
go down on, thrill, whet, quicken, disgust, gross out,
revolt, repel
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something
- Somebody ----s somebody
- Something ----s somebody
4. stir the feelings, emotions, or peace of (Freq. 4)
- These stories shook the community
- the civil war shook the country
Syn:
stimulate, shake, shake up, excite
See Also:
stir up
Derivationally related forms:
stirrer, excitement (for: excite), excitation (for: excite)
Hypernyms:
arouse, elicit, enkindle, kindle, evoke,
fire, raise, provoke
Hyponyms:
fuel, arouse, sex, excite, turn on,
wind up, frighten, fright, scare, affright, thrill,
tickle, vibrate, tempt, invite, elate, lift up,
uplift, pick up, intoxicate, inspire, animate, invigorate,
enliven, exalt, titillate
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something
- Somebody ----s somebody
- Something ----s somebody
- Something ----s something
- The performance is likely to stir Sue
5. affect emotionally (Freq. 1)
- A stirring movie
- I was touched by your kind letter of sympathy
Syn:
touch
See Also:
stir up
Derivationally related forms:
stirring
Hypernyms:
affect, impress, move, strike
Hyponyms:
get
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s somebody
- Something ----s somebody
- The performance is likely to stir Sue
6. summon into action or bring into existence, often as if by magic (Freq. 1)
- raise the specter of unemployment
- he conjured wild birds in the air
- call down the spirits from the mountain
Syn:
raise, conjure, conjure up, invoke, evoke,
call down, arouse, bring up, put forward, call forth
Derivationally related forms:
evocation (for: evoke), invocation (for: invoke), conjurer (for: conjure), conjuration (for: conjure), conjuror (for: conjure), conjury (for: conjure), conjuring (for: conjure)
Hypernyms:
make, create
Hyponyms:
curse, beshrew, damn, bedamn, anathemize,
anathemise, imprecate, maledict, bless
Verb Group:
provoke, evoke, call forth, kick up
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something
- Something ----s something
7. to begin moving, "As the thunder started the sleeping children began to stir"
Syn:
arouse
Hypernyms:
move
Verb Frames:
- Something ----s
- Somebody ----s
8. mix or add by stirring
- Stir nuts into the dough
Hypernyms:
work
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something PP

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