Textual thesaurus for "stir"

(noun) ado, hustle, bustle, fuss, flurry

a rapid active commotion

(noun) splash

a prominent or sensational but short-lived news event

he made a great splash and then disappeared

(verb) bring up, call down, call forth, invoke, conjure, conjure up, arouse, put forward, raise, evoke

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

(verb) excite, stimulate, shake, shake up

stir the feelings, emotions, or peace of

These stories shook the community; the civil war shook the country

(verb) touch

affect emotionally

A stirring movie; I was touched by your kind letter of sympathy

(verb) budge, shift, agitate

move very slightly

He shifted in his seat

(verb) arouse

to begin moving, "As the thunder started the sleeping children began to stir"

(verb) stimulate, excite

stir feelings in

stimulate my appetite; excite the audience; stir emotions