Agitate and Stir up


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Agitate verb – To talk about (an issue) usually from various points of view and for the purpose of arriving at a decision or opinion.
Usage example: a question which has been agitated by the legislature time and time again

Stir up is a synonym for agitate in shake topic. In some cases you can use "Stir up" instead a verb "Agitate", when it comes to topics like inflame, stir, annoy. popular alternative
Nearby Words: agitation, agitator, agitating, agitational
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Stir up

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Stir up verb – Try to stir up public opinion.
Agitate is a synonym for stir up in shake topic. You can use "Agitate" instead a verb "Stir up", if it concerns topics such as push to do something, become mad, instigate, incite. popular alternative
Synonyms for Stir up
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