What is another word for stirs?

Pronunciation: [stˈɜːz] (IPA)

When we think of the word "stirs," we may immediately associate it with actions such as mixing or moving a substance or drink. However, there are a variety of synonyms that can add depth and nuance to this word. "Agitates" implies a sense of disturbance or upset, while "stirs up" suggests a more intentional effort to incite a reaction. "Whirls" or "swirls" convey a circular movement, while "jostles" suggests a rougher, more chaotic motion. "Arouses" or "excites" can also capture the emotional component of stirring, such as stirring up passions or triggering a response. With these synonyms in mind, we can more precisely convey the idea of stirring in our writing or conversation.

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Usage examples for Stirs

"Upon my soul, Miss Moreto," said the usually level-headed Captain Franklin, "your zeal stirs me so that I find myself wishing every moment I was fighting on your side."
"The Mermaid of Druid Lake and Other Stories"
Charles Weathers Bump
When the dawn-wind stirs in the pine-tops I hear only her voice's whisper.
"Open Water"
Arthur Stringer
A gentle breeze stirs in the avenue; the trees tremble a little.
"Life and Writings of Maurice Maeterlinck"
Jethro Bithell

Famous quotes with Stirs

  • Children rarely want to know who their parents were before they were parents, and when age finally stirs their curiosity, there is no parent left to tell them.
    Russell Baker
  • The fact is that the diversity in this political class serves the same interest as diversity in any arena, which is it stirs the competitive pot.
    Carol Moseley Braun
  • Telling the community a serial killer is out there stirs up a lot of unpleasant attention.
    Pat Brown
  • Everywhere that freedom stirs, let tyrants fear.
    George W. Bush
  • All good music resembles something. Good music stirs by its mysterious resemblance to the objects and feelings which motivated it.
    Jean Cocteau

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