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Synonyms for stirring
ˈstɜr ɪŋ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. stirring(noun)

    agitating a liquid with an implement

    "constant stirring prevents it from burning on the bottom of the pan"

    adiposeness, adiposity, fattiness

  2. inspiration, stirring(noun)

    arousing to a particular emotion or action

    gastric artery, arteria gastrica

  3. stirring, soul-stirring(adj)

    exciting strong but not unpleasant emotions

    "a stirring speech"

    sand trap, cakehole, bunker, hole, yap, lying in wait, ambuscade, snare, gob, ambush, maw

  4. rousing, stirring(adj)

    capable of arousing enthusiasm or excitement

    "a rousing sermon"; "stirring events such as wars and rescues"

    value, economic value, note value, time value

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. stirring(a.)

    active, lively, brisk, smart, industrious, diligent

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. stirring(a)

    animated, lively, strenuous, active, enterprising

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "stirring":

    shaking, shake, waving, twitching, agitating

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  1. Arlan Ettinger:

    It really is a time capsule of a different era, when these things were very stirring, patriotic and treasured.

  2. President Catherine Samba-Panza:

    On the ground, we know the elements who are stirring things up, who are intrumentalizing and feeding this insecurity, we know that former dignitaries in Central African Republic want to be back in charge.

  3. Edward Moya:

    Cryptocurrency traders were reinvigorated by Facebook's launch of their own digital coin and momentum appears to be stirring up fresh new investors, bitcoin skeptics are cautious in trying to stop this surge and may look for the next key resistance level which is $15,000.

  4. Saburo sakai:

    Never have I seen a man with a fighter plane do what Nishizawa would do with his zero. His acrobatics were all at once breathtaking, brilliant, totally unpredictable, impossible, and heard stirring to witness

  5. Charlie Hebdo:

    If Counterterrorism John Miller factored that, plus the events in Texas the other day where violence stirring around the same issue happened, and there are calls on social media for more violence around that issue against the same targets, this becomes a very obvious place to have a lot of protection.

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    A synonym for "drooping"
    • A. upright
    • B. tense
    • C. sagging
    • D. erect

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