The willows about a farmhouse were agitated by the rising wind, and the patches of bare wood where the bark had peeled away were white as the flesh of a leper.
What did agitate her was his announcement, half whispered and half blurted, half tender and half coldly medical, that they "ought to have a baby, now they could afford it."
IV Kennicott made an excellent land-deal, but as he told her none of the details, she was not greatly exalted or agitated.
It is probable that the agitated citizen has within his circle at least one inarticulate rebel with aspirations as wayward as Carol’s.
Myrtle Cass, as the office-boy, was so much pleased by the applause of her relatives, then so much agitated by the remarks of Cy Bogart, in the back row, in reference to her wearing trousers, that she could hardly be got off the stage.
She was offended and agitated.
The familiar way in which his hair was parted on the left side agitated her.
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Our goal is to agitate public unrest, so there will be a cry for change.