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Dictionary definition for: Agitate

1. (v) try to stir up public opinion

2. (v) cause to be agitated, excited, or roused; "The speaker charged up the crowd with his inflammatory remarks"

3. (v) exert oneself continuously, vigorously, or obtrusively to gain an end or engage in a crusade for a certain cause or person; be an advocate for; "The liberal party pushed for reforms" "She is crusading for women''s rights" "The Dean is pushing for his fa

4. (v) move very slightly; "He shifted in his seat"

5. (v) move or cause to move back and forth; "The chemist shook the flask vigorously" "My hands were shaking"

6. (v) change the arrangement or position of

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