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  2  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Stir  \Stir\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Stirred};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Stirring}.]  [OE.  stiren,  steren,  sturen  AS  styrian; 
  probably  akin  to  D.  storen  to  disturb,  G.  st["o]ren,  OHG. 
  st[=o]ren  to  scatter,  destroy.  [root]166.] 
  1.  To  change  the  place  of  in  any  manner;  to  move 
  My  foot  I  had  never  yet  in  five  days  been  able  to 
  stir.  --Sir  W. 
  2.  To  disturb  the  relative  position  of  the  particles  of  as 
  of  a  liquid,  by  passing  something  through  it  to  agitate; 
  as  to  stir  a  pudding  with  a  spoon. 
  My  mind  is  troubled,  like  a  fountain  stirred. 
  3.  To  bring  into  debate;  to  agitate;  to  moot. 
  Stir  not  questions  of  jurisdiction.  --Bacon. 
  4.  To  incite  to  action  to  arouse;  to  instigate;  to  prompt; 
  to  excite.  ``To  stir  men  to  devotion.''  --Chaucer. 
  An  Ate,  stirring  him  to  blood  and  strife.  --Shak. 
  And  for  her  sake  some  mutiny  will  stir.  --Dryden. 
  Note:  In  all  senses  except  the  first  stir  is  often  followed 
  by  up  with  an  intensive  effect;  as  to  stir  up  fire;  to 
  stir  up  sedition. 
  Syn:  To  move  incite;  awaken;  rouse;  animate;  stimulate; 
  excite;  provoke. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  adj  1:  emotionally  affected;  "very  touched  by  the  stranger's 
  kindness"  [syn:  {affected(p)},  {stirred(p)},  {touched(p)}] 
  2:  emotionally  aroused  [syn:  {stimulated},  {stirred  up},  {aroused}] 
  3:  set  into  a  usually  circular  motion  in  order  to  mix  or  blend 

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