Agitate and Rattle


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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

Rattle is a synonym for agitate in calm topic. In some cases you can use "Rattle" instead a verb "Agitate", when it comes to topics like alarm. informal substitute
Nearby Words: agitation, agitator, agitating, agitational
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Rattle verb – To throw into a state of self-conscious distress.
Usage example: don't let a little mistake rattle you while you're playing during the piano recital

Agitate is a synonym for rattle in calm topic. You can use "Agitate" instead a verb "Rattle", if it concerns topics such as alarm, unnerve.
Nearby Words: rattled, rattling, rattler
Synonyms for Rattle

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condition agitate condition rattle condition
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