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Synonyms for stir up

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. agitate, foment, stir up(verb)

    try to stir up public opinion

    Synonyms:
    fight, wake, fire up, commove, turn on, shake up, ignite, agitate, shake, rouse, disturb, vex, stir, campaign, excite, inflame, charge, shift, instigate, foment, raise up, press, incite, charge up, crusade, set off, push, budge, heat

  2. inflame, stir up, wake, ignite, heat, fire up(verb)

    arouse or excite feelings and passions

    "The ostentatious way of living of the rich ignites the hatred of the poor"; "The refugees' fate stirred up compassion around the world"; "Wake old feelings of hatred"

    Synonyms:
    shake up, come alive, incite, arouse, awake, heat, commove, inflame, agitate, raise up, wake up, light up, wake, catch fire, instigate, conflagrate, combust, rouse, fire up, kindle, set off, waken, erupt, hot up, awaken, ignite, take fire, foment, vex, heat up, light, disturb, enkindle

  3. agitate, vex, disturb, commove, shake up, stir up, raise up(verb)

    change the arrangement or position of

    Synonyms:
    fight, touch, crusade, succuss, excite, stick, perplex, disturb, get, nark, irritate, shake up, shake, mystify, flummox, commove, inflame, bother, press, agitate, rile, gravel, stir, nonplus, wake, shift, instigate, stimulate, reorganise, get to, dumbfound, rouse, fire up, reorganize, interrupt, vex, heat, nettle, baffle, chafe, get at, trouble, beat, fluff up, ignite, budge, amaze, turn on, charge, annoy, bump around, upset, charge up, incite, jar, puzzle, bewilder, rag, push, foment, campaign, stupefy, worry, raise up, plump up, pose, devil, set off

  4. incite, instigate, set off, stir up(verb)

    provoke or stir up

    "incite a riot"; "set off great unrest among the people"

    Synonyms:
    motivate, start, vex, incite, detonate, raise up, bring out, wake, offset, spark, commove, inflame, disturb, propel, shake up, take off, agitate, explode, instigate, trigger off, move, part, trigger, fire up, inspire, trip, prod, egg on, depart, set off, heat, prompt, activate, spark off, touch off, blow up, ignite, start out, foment, set forth, actuate, cancel, set out

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. stir up

    Synonyms:
    agitate, arouse, excite, fan, kindle, provoke, rouse, stir

    Antonyms:
    allay, alleviate, appease, calm, compose, mollify, pacify, quiet, soothe, still, tranquilize

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. stir up

    Synonyms:
    instigate, excite, STIR

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How to use stir up in a sentence?

  1. Mark Sanford:

    I suspect it would stir up the rank and file. And when you get the rank and file at the grass-roots level, other folks get stirred up within the conference.

  2. Li Xigen:

    They know the seriousness of the situation and the possible consequences, and they don't want the media coverage to bring any kind of extra damage, later, as the situation gets worse, if the people are actually affected with their jobs, with prices ... that may become real anger, and if the media do anything to stir up that kind of anger it will cause some kind of very bad consequences.

  3. Justin Onuekwusi:

    If you look at Europe's political landscape, the last thing the (EU authorities) would want to do is to stir up any more negative EU sentiment.

  4. Fredric Wehrey:

    It did stir a lot of ambivalence and even outright criticism from people who say, 'Well you know, ISIS is bad but at least ISIS is standing up to the Shiites and the Iranian menace,' now this war on the Houthis is a godsend to them because they are able to stir up this new Saudi nationalism, this pan-Sunni fervor, and it's to show they are defending the Sunnis... for domestic benefit.

  5. Kim Schrier:

    Our President even tried to tie terrorists from the Middle East with the caravan. It's like bringing up all of these buzzwords that stir up a frenzy in their base, we all teach our kids that we're better than this.


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