Stir up - Crossword Clue

Below are possible answers for the crossword clue Stir up.

AGITATE
ANIMATE
AROUSE
ENGENDER
FAN
FOMENT
INCITE
PROVOKE
PURIST
RILE
ROIL
ROUSE
STOKE
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AGITATE
  1. move very slightly; "He shifted in his seat"
  2. try to stir up public opinion
  3. exert oneself continuously, vigorously, or obtrusively to gain an end or engage in a crusade for a certain cause or person; be an advocate for; "The liberal party pushed for reforms"; "She is crusading for women's rights"; "The Dean is pushing for his favorite candidate"
  4. change the arrangement or position of
  5. cause to be agitated, excited, or roused; "The speaker charged up the crowd with his inflammatory remarks"
  6. move or cause to move back and forth; "The chemist shook the flask vigorously"; "My hands were shaking"
ANIMATE
  1. endowed with feeling and unstructured consciousness; "the living knew themselves just sentient puppets on God's stage"- T.E.Lawrence
  2. endowed with animal life as distinguished from plant life; "we are animate beings"
  3. belonging to the class of nouns that denote living beings; "the word `dog' is animate"
  4. give new life or energy to; "A hot soup will revive me"; "This will renovate my spirits"; "This treatment repaired my health"
  5. make lively;
  6. give lifelike qualities to; "animated cartoons"
  7. heighten or intensify;
AROUSE
  1. stop sleeping; "She woke up to the sound of the alarm clock"
  2. cause to become awake or conscious; "He was roused by the drunken men in the street"; "Please wake me at 6 AM."
  3. cause to be alert and energetic; "Coffee and tea stimulate me"; "This herbal infusion doesn't stimulate"
  4. 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"
  5. call forth (emotions, feelings, and responses); "arouse pity"; "raise a smile"; "evoke sympathy"
  6. stimulate sexually; "This movie usually arouses the male audience"
  7. to begin moving, "As the thunder started the sleeping children began to stir"
ENGENDER
  1. make children; "Abraham begot Isaac"; "Men often father children but don't recognize them"
  2. call forth
FAN
  1. a device for creating a current of air by movement of a surface or surfaces
  2. an ardent follower and admirer
  3. an enthusiastic devotee of sports
  4. make (an emotion) fiercer; "fan hatred"
  5. strike out (a batter), (of a pitcher)
  6. separate the chaff from by using air currents; "She stood there winnowing chaff all day in the field"
  7. agitate the air
FOMENT
  1. bathe with warm water or medicated lotions; "His legs should be fomented"
  2. try to stir up public opinion
INCITE
  1. provoke or stir up; "incite a riot"; "set off great unrest among the people"
  2. urge on; cause to act; "The other children egged the boy on, but he did not want to throw the stone through the window"
  3. give an incentive for action; "This moved me to sacrifice my career"
PROVOKE
  1. provide the needed stimulus for
  2. evoke or provoke to appear or occur; "Her behavior provoked a quarrel between the couple"
  3. call forth (emotions, feelings, and responses); "arouse pity"; "raise a smile"; "evoke sympathy"
  4. annoy continually or chronically;
PURIST
  1. someone who insists on great precision and correctness (especially in the use of words)
RILE
  1. make turbid by stirring up the sediments of
  2. cause annoyance in; disturb, especially by minor irritations;
  3. annoying
ROIL
  1. make turbid by stirring up the sediments of
  2. be agitated; "the sea was churning in the storm"
ROUSE
  1. cause to become awake or conscious; "He was roused by the drunken men in the street"; "Please wake me at 6 AM."
  2. cause to be agitated, excited, or roused; "The speaker charged up the crowd with his inflammatory remarks"
  3. force or drive out; "The police routed them out of bed at 2 A.M."
  4. become active; "He finally bestirred himself"
STOKE
  1. stir up or tend; of a fire
Clue Database Last Updated: 17/12/2018 9:00am

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