Agitate and Arouse


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Agitate verb – To cause (as a liquid) to move about in a circle especially repeatedly.
Arouse is a synonym for agitate in upset topic. In some cases you can use "Arouse" instead a verb "Agitate", when it comes to topics like disturb, stir up.
Nearby Words: agitation, agitator, agitating, agitational
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Arouse verb – To cause to stop sleeping.
Usage example: the rooster's crow aroused me from my deep sleep

Agitate is a synonym for arouse in stir up topic. You can use "Agitate" instead a verb "Arouse", if it concerns topics such as inflame, excite.
Nearby Words: arousing, arousal
Synonyms for Arouse
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