Agitate and Distract

Agitate

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Agitate verb – To trouble the mind of; to make uneasy.
Usage example: there's no need to agitate the patient about little things

Distract is a synonym for agitate in upset topic. In some cases you can use "Distract" instead a verb "Agitate", when it comes to topics like calm, disturb.
Nearby Words: agitation, agitator, agitating, agitational
Synonyms for Agitate

Distract

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Distract verb – To trouble the mind of; to make uneasy.
Usage example: distracted by the looming tax deadline

Agitate is a synonym for distract in calm topic. You can use "Agitate" instead a verb "Distract", if it concerns topics such as confuse.
Nearby Words: distraction, distracting, distractedly
Synonyms for Distract

Common collocations

crowd agitate crowd distract crowd
opponent agitate opponent distract opponent
guards agitate guards distract guards
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