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agitate
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The Awakening
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  • Mademoiselle Reisz perceived her agitation and even her tears.
  • "The sight of a wound or scar always agitates and sickens me," she said.
  • She arose in some agitation to take her departure.
  • But there was nothing else to do, so she went to bed, and tossed there for hours in a sort of monotonous agitation.
  • He was beside himself with astonishment and delight over these companionable advances, and showed his appreciation by his little quick, snappy barks and a lively agitation.
  • She attempted to rise; she could not have done so without betraying the agitation which mastered her at sight of him, so she fell back upon the stool, only exclaiming, "Why, Robert!"

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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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