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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

How to say stir up in sign language?

  1. stirup

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