Agitate and Beat


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Agitate verb – To cause (as a liquid) to move about in a circle especially repeatedly.
Usage example: this room could use a ceiling fan to agitate the stuffy air a bit

Beat is a synonym for agitate in stir topic. In some cases you can use "Beat" instead a verb "Agitate", when it comes to topics like shake physically.
Nearby Words: agitation, agitator, agitating, agitational
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Beat verb – To throw into a state of mental uncertainty.
Usage example: it beats me how that slipup happened

Agitate is a synonym for beat in flap topic. Sometimes you can use "Agitate" instead a verb "Beat", if it concerns topics such as throb.
Nearby Words: beaten, beating, beater, beatable
Synonyms for Beat

Common collocations

opponent agitate opponent beat opponent
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