Nouns (9)

stir, fuss, ado, flurry, hustle, bustle
n. a rapid active commotion
n. emotional agitation and excitement
splash, stir
n. a prominent or sensational but short-lived news event; "he made a great splash and then disappeared"

Verbs (13)

shake up, stir, excite, shake, stimulate
v. stir the feelings, emotions, or peace of; "These stories shook the community"; "the civil war shook the country"
stir, touch
v. affect emotionally; "A stirring movie"; "I was touched by your kind letter of sympathy"
stir, arouse
v. to begin moving, "As the thunder started the sleeping children began to stir"
v. mix or add by stirring; "Stir nuts into the dough"
stir, excite, stimulate
v. stir feelings in; "stimulate my appetite"; "excite the audience"; "stir emotions"

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Fuzzynyms (141)

ruction, tumult, rumpus, ruckus, din, commotion
n. the act of making a noisy disturbance
scurry, scramble, scamper
n. rushing about hastily in an undignified way
confusedness, mental confusion, disarray, muddiness, confusion
n. a mental state characterized by a lack of clear and orderly thought and behavior; "a confusion of impressions"
katzenjammer, brouhaha, uproar, hubbub
n. loud confused noise from many sources
fervour, ardour, fervidness, fire, fervency, fervor, ardor
n. feelings of great warmth and intensity; "he spoke with great ardor"
expectancy, anticipation
n. an expectation
excitement, exhilaration
n. the feeling of lively and cheerful joy; "he could hardly conceal his excitement when she agreed"
n. a feeling of excitement
ardour, zeal, elan, ardor
n. a feeling of strong eagerness (usually in favor of a person or cause); "they were imbued with a revolutionary ardor"; "he felt a kind of religious zeal"
scene, picture
n. a situation treated as an observable object; "the political picture is favorable"; "the religious scene in England has changed in the last century"
aliveness, living, life, animation
n. the condition of living or the state of being alive; "while there's life there's hope"; "life depends on many chemical and physical processes"
topsy-turvyness, topsy-turvydom, bedlam, pandemonium, chaos
n. a state of extreme confusion and disorder
unrest, tempestuousness, fermentation, ferment, agitation
n. a state of agitation or turbulent change or development; "the political ferment produced new leadership"; "social unrest"
activeness, activity, action
n. the state of being active; "his sphere of activity"; "he is out of action"
n. a fault; "he shot holes in my argument"
wake up, arouse, rouse, waken, wake, awaken
v. cause to become awake or conscious; "He was roused by the drunken men in the street"; "Please wake me at 6 AM."
excite, stimulate
v. act as a stimulant; "The book stimulated her imagination"; "This play stimulates"
v. make active or more active; "activate an old file"
v. make (substances) radioactive
aerate, activate
v. aerate (sewage) so as to favor the growth of organisms that decompose organic matter
v. charge (a conductor) with electricity
instigate, inspire, prompt
v. serve as the inciting cause of; "She prompted me to call my relatives"
v. stimulate to remember; "jog my memory"
acquiesce, accede, assent
v. to agree or express agreement; "The Maestro assented to the request for an encore"
stir up, set off, instigate, incite
v. provoke or stir up; "incite a riot"; "set off great unrest among the people"
chirk up, cheer up, cheer
v. become cheerful
v. create a disturbance, especially by making a great noise; "raise hell"; "raise the roof"; "raise Cain"
touch off, trigger off, spark off, set off, spark, trip, activate, trigger, actuate
v. put in motion or move to act; "trigger a reaction"; "actuate the circuits"
unsettle, enervate, unnerve, faze
v. disturb the composure of
v. subject to prolonged examination, discussion, or deliberation; "vex the subject of the death penalty"
offend, pique
v. cause to feel resentment or indignation; "Her tactless remark offended me"
v. make confused or perplexed or puzzled
v. cause to be annoyed, irritated, or resentful
inebriate, tickle pink, beatify, exalt, thrill, exhilarate
v. fill with sublime emotion; "The children were thrilled at the prospect of going to the movies"; "He was inebriated by his phenomenal success"
v. become glad or happy
v. give satisfaction; "The waiters around her aim to please"
v. deprive of courage or hope; take away hope from; cause to feel discouraged
push, press
v. make strenuous pushing movements during birth to expel the baby; "`Now push hard,' said the doctor to the woman"
waver, vacillate, fluctuate
v. move or sway in a rising and falling or wavelike pattern; "the line on the monitor vacillated"
vibrate, oscillate
v. move or swing from side to side regularly; "the needle on the meter was oscillating"
v. thrash about flexibly in the manner of a whiplash; "The tall grass whipped in the wind"
v. shift to a clockwise direction; "the wind veered"
bend, flex
v. bend a joint; "flex your wrists"; "bend your knees"
turn away, avert
v. turn away or aside; "They averted their eyes when the King entered"
force out, drive out, rout out, rouse
v. force or drive out; "The police routed them out of bed at 2 A.M."
divert, deviate
v. turn aside; turn away from
straggle, digress, depart, sidetrack
v. wander from a direct or straight course
interchange, change, exchange
v. give to, and receive from, one another; "Would you change places with me?"; "We have been exchanging letters for a year"
grant, cede, yield, concede
v. give over; surrender or relinquish to the physical control of another

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Antonyms (10)

ataraxis, heartsease, peace of mind, serenity, repose, peacefulness, peace
n. the absence of mental stress or anxiety
n. established customary state (especially of society); "order ruled in the streets"; "law and order"
gratify, satisfy
v. make happy or satisfied


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