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 for stir
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  stir
      n 1: a prominent or sensational but short-lived news event; "he
           made a great splash and then disappeared" [syn: stir,
           splash]
      2: emotional agitation and excitement
      3: a rapid active commotion [syn: bustle, hustle, flurry,
         ado, fuss, stir]
      v 1: move an implement through; "stir the soup"; "stir my
           drink"; "stir the soil"
      2: move very slightly; "He shifted in his seat" [syn: stir,
         shift, budge, agitate]
      3: stir feelings in; "stimulate my appetite"; "excite the
         audience"; "stir emotions" [syn: stimulate, excite,
         stir]
      4: stir the feelings, emotions, or peace of; "These stories
         shook the community"; "the civil war shook the country" [syn:
         stimulate, shake, shake up, excite, stir]
      5: affect emotionally; "A stirring movie"; "I was touched by
         your kind letter of sympathy" [syn: touch, stir]
      6: summon into action or bring into existence, often as if by
         magic; "raise the specter of unemployment"; "he conjured wild
         birds in the air"; "call down the spirits from the mountain"
         [syn: raise, conjure, conjure up, invoke, evoke,
         stir, call down, arouse, bring up, put forward,
         call forth]
      7: to begin moving, "As the thunder started the sleeping
         children began to stir" [syn: arouse, stir]
      8: mix or add by stirring; "Stir nuts into the dough"

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