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agitate

US [ˈædʒɪˌteɪt]
UK [ˈædʒɪteɪt]
  • v.搅动;鼓动;激怒;使不安
  • Web煽动;摇动;激动
Simple Present:agitates  Present Participle:agitating  Past Tense:agitated  
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v.
1.
[i][t]
(尤指为法律、社会状况的改变而)激烈争论,鼓动,煽动to argue strongly for sth you want, especially for changes in a law, in social conditions, etc.
political groups agitating for social change
鼓吹社会变革的政治团体
Her family are agitating to have her transferred to a prison in the UK.
她的家人正多方游说把她转到英国监狱。
2.
[t]
~ sb
激怒;使不安;使烦乱to make sb feel angry, anxious or nervous
3.
[t]
~ sth
搅动,摇动(液体等)to make sth, especially a liquid, move around by stirring or shaking it

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