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  • Mahony asked why couldn’t boys read them—a question which agitated and pained me because I was afraid the man would think I was as stupid as Mahony.
  • Lest I should betray my agitation I delayed a few moments pretending to fix my shoe properly and then, saying that I was obliged to go, I bade him good-day.
  • He felt against his shirt the agitation of her bosom.
  • As he came near Corless’s his former agitation began to overmaster him and he halted before the door in indecision.
  • The first tenor and the baritone and Miss Healy stood together, waiting tranquilly, but Mr. Bell’s nerves were greatly agitated because he was afraid the audience would think that he had come late.
  • Gabriel tried to cover his agitation by taking part in the dance with great energy.

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  • Our goal is to agitate public unrest, so there will be a cry for change.
  • She gets agitated whenever the topic comes up.

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