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Far from the Madding Crowd
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agitate
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Far from the Madding Crowd
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  • She was frightened as well as agitated at his vehemence.
  • At once she heard, not ten yards off, a voice that was beginning to have a strange power in agitating her.
  • She had tried to elude agitation by fixing her mind on the trees, sky, any trivial object before her eyes, whilst his reproaches fell, but ingenuity could not save her now.
  • He was rather agitated.
  • The contrast of the picture with her rebellious and agitated existence at this same time was too much for her to bear to look upon longer.
  • I am foolishly agitated—I cannot tell why.
  • The trimmings of her dress, as they quivered against the light, showed how agitated she was, and at last she burst out crying.
  • It was so evident to her in the midst of her agitation that Troy had undressed in the full conviction of dressing again almost immediately, that the notion that anything but death could have prevented him was a perverse one to entertain.
  • On examining her heart it appeared beyond measure strange that the subject of which the season might have been supposed suggestive—the event in the hall at Boldwood’s—was not agitating her at all; but instead, an agonizing conviction that everybody abjured her—for what she could not tell—and that Oak was the ringleader of the recusants.
  • He continued in a more agitated voice:— "My opinion is (since you ask it) that you are greatly to blame for playing pranks upon a man like Mr. Boldwood, merely as a pastime.
  • Bathsheba was brimming with agitated bewilderment, and she said, in half-suspicious accents of feeling, "Can it be!

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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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