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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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. agitate, foment, stir upverb

    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 upverb

    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 upverb

    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 upverb

    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

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. stir up

    Synonyms:
    instigate, excite, STIR

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How to use stir up in a sentence?

  1. 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.

  2. Mwanandeke Kindembo:

    A single letter is useless by itself. But a single word can produce several sentences and stir up endless discourses about its definition.

  3. Vikrant Parsai:

    Do not stir up the water if you do not know how to catch fish.

  4. Tim Kaine:

    I think he is very comfortable trying to stir up bad attitudes in others, but I don't know him well enough to reach that conclusion about him, but if you don't mind stoking it and praising people who have those views, that's just unacceptable.

  5. Book of Proverbs:

    A soft answer turneth away wrath: but grievous words stir up anger.


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