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  • Anger agitates, while whistling melts a bee's temper.   (source)
    agitates = upsets
  • He was getting agitated.   (source)
    agitated = upset
  • "But who'd shoot Papa?" asked Little Man, greatly agitated.   (source)
  • Was Laura aware that this man was a known subversive and radical, and had been in the relief camps, causing agitation and stirring up trouble?   (source)
    agitation = anger
  • Trudy lay in bed, half sleeping, thinking about the dogs—that peculiar note of agitation she'd heard in their voices when she'd first stepped out of the truck.   (source)
    agitation = emotional unrest
  • Occasionally he peers closely at a tattoo, increasing Lale's and Leon's agitation.   (source)
    agitation = anxiety (nervousness and worry)
  • His mother whispered that he "just needed time," but his father grew more agitated each day.   (source)
    agitated = stirred up (emotionally)
  • Each time she returned from the library, Inez seemed more agitated.   (source)
    agitated = not calm (emotionally upset)
  • Uncle Shepsel became more and more agitated.   (source)
    agitated = upset
  • We fell silent, listening for ... the sort of agitation an escape provokes.   (source)
    agitation = unrest (anxiety)
  • It took them days to get the story properly blown up and themselves agitated and then to calm down and assess the situation.   (source)
    agitated = stirred up (excited)
  • They kept at it for a while, Peewee agitating until I felt that for him it was just some kind of sport. Find somebody big and mean-looking to mess with and then push your luck.   (source)
    agitating = stirring up
  • Monique was the one who looked agitated—and overdressed.   (source)
    agitated = not calm
  • Eddie was so white, when he got agitated, little rosebuds bloomed on his face, then closed again like tiny fists.   (source)
    agitated = emotionally upset (stirred up)
  • ...(Pointing at his sister)—that is going to be the chairman of the Committee on Unending Agitation.   (source)
    agitation = stirring up emotional unrest
  • She starts looking agitatedly around the garden as though expecting him to jump out from behind a bush.   (source)
    agitatedly = without calmness
  • ALAN is very agitated.   (source)
    agitated = stirred up emotionally (not calm)
  • Vladimir paces agitatedly to and fro, halting from time to time to gaze into distance off.   (source)
    agitatedly = with anxiety
  • Only the young recruits are agitated.   (source)
    agitated = nervous
  • For a week Martin's life had all the regularity of an escaped soldier in the enemy's country, with the same agitation   (source)
    agitation = anxiety (nervousness and worry)
  • Under the stars of the blue summer night he walked agitatedly across the yard to the gate under the poplars.   (source)
    agitatedly = without calmness
  • Each time he had pulled a twig he had communicated a slight agitation to the tree—an imperceptible ----------, so far as he was concerned, but an ---------- sufficient to bring about the disaster.   (source)
    agitation = shaking
  • PISCHIN. [Agitated] What? Why to town?   (source)
    agitated = emotionally upset
  • From the time that Garrison, Lovejoy, and others began to agitate for freedom, the slaves throughout the South kept in close touch with the progress of the movement.   (source)
    agitate = stir up (public demand)
  • In spite of his apparent outward composure, he was evidently in a state of great mental agitation.   (source)
    agitation = a non-calm feeling
  • ...she had passed a night of extreme unrest, a night agitated above all by fears that...   (source)
    agitated = disturbed
  • she was in a state of agitation which could not be hidden.   (source)
    agitation = emotional unrest
  • The MS. gave evidence of nervous agitation.   (source)
  • More than once the agitation into which these reflections threw me made my friends dread a dangerous relapse.   (source)
    agitation = anxiety
  • I was talkin' ter him seconds before that kid was found, he never had time, sir " Dumbledore tried to say something, but Hagrid went ranting on, waving the rooster around in his agitation, sending feathers everywhere.†   (source)
  • Morning brought a listless agitation to the hallway.†   (source)
  • In an agitated state, comrade Tarakovsky waved his cane and demanded "as a regular guest of the Metropol and senior member of the Party" to see the manager at once.†   (source)
  • "She's so often absent and agitated."†   (source)
  • As she was writing, Wes spied Red standing alone, looking agitated.†   (source)
  • C H A PT E R I 2 At times he gets agitated.†   (source)
  • With a scheduled execution approaching, people on the row were agitated and angry.†   (source)
  • When he was agitated, which happened frequently, the slurring got worse.†   (source)
  • Mrs. Traynor seemed agitated, her hand running through her hair, then reaching down for the chain around her neck.†   (source)
  • Charlie grew agitated.†   (source)
  • Danny was agitated that time because his best friend had made a disparaging remark about his car, and his girlfriend had refused to marry him.†   (source)
  • Ares looked agitated, but he tried to cover it with a smirk.†   (source)
  • Give her another pill if she gets too agitated.†   (source)
  • The duckbills were agitated, twisting and turning, hurrying out of the water, circling the young ones to protect them…… They smell it, too, Grant thought.†   (source)
  • Chaol chuckled at her agitation and pointed his sword at the rack, allowing her to get to her feet.†   (source)
  • With the absence of so many people, the town became scary, the night darker, and the silence unbearably agitating.†   (source)
  • "Owen foresaw absolutely nothing," Dan Needham told the agitated women.†   (source)
  • Just before the divorce, according to Bud, Karin was agitating to stick Mother in the Lutheran Home.†   (source)
  • Dad came home angry and agitated.†   (source)
  • As soon as it is released into the ocean, it agitates the water to make bubbles, and binds those bubbles with mucus, and builds a raft.†   (source)
  • "But my heart is agitated," the boy said.†   (source)
  • He was getting more and more agitated.†   (source)
  • He shot a blazing, agitated glance at me.†   (source)
  • Her cousin's distress produced in her a state of restlessness, an agitation that was close to joy.†   (source)
  • And it began to shake and rattle, like something agitating with a metallic life.†   (source)
  • Even better, the bubbles agitated the water, which distributed the heat evenly.†   (source)
  • "You wrote and said you would come only for one day," says Aiyi to my father in an agitated tone.†   (source)
  • Sometimes the patients were in such a high state of agitation during these delusions that they had to be given a sedative or strapped to their beds.†   (source)
  • The frightened cockatiel would become very agitated each time he saw my hand was near and always backed as far away as he could.†   (source)
  • He'd been especially agitated the last few weeks, and my parents, who feared he was becoming a danger to himself, were seriously considering putting him in a home.†   (source)
  • The Gangulis learn the cause of the delay the following morning, as breakfast is being served, the passengers agitated and horrified, all speaking of the same thing.†   (source)
  • "You know that she can't marry!" she exclaimed, gripped by a violent agitation.†   (source)
  • The Lord Steward was red-faced and agitated.†   (source)
  • But St. Clair is still agitated and embarrassed.†   (source)
  • His mother looked agitated.†   (source)
  • I rise in agitation, preparing for an argument.†   (source)
  • Elise, though clearly more agitated than she usually was, appeared to be the image of calm.†   (source)
  • A little while later Margot appeared in the kitchen doorway looking very agitated.†   (source)
  • With Demosthenes agitating for him to come home?†   (source)
  • His eyes were bright and wild; his agitation frightened me.†   (source)
  • Angela, new mother, agitated, forgot she was holding the child and let him slip into the baptismal font, a total immersion of the Protestant type.†   (source)
  • Why are you so agitated?†   (source)
  • If they knew they were going to die you'd see much more agitated behavior.†   (source)
  • Most of the time she didn't seem to notice, or mind,but once, when I was there, she got very agitated.†   (source)
  • HARM says nothing (Seeing his agitation.†   (source)
  • Whatever that centaur did must have worked, because there were no agitated Mud People racing down the stairs, waving primitive gunpowder weapons.†   (source)
  • He stands, too, agitated and seeming even more nervous than before.†   (source)
  • He had been killed in Dong Ho province in 1965, the year when Jack Torrance, undergraduate, had joined the active college agitation to end the war.†   (source)
  • My gaze trailed to her face, expecting to see agitation for dragging her into this mess.†   (source)
  • An agitated dwarf stood in the entrance to the cave, wringing his hands.†   (source)
  • She had absolutely no interest in a world that seemed incredibly agitated by our presence.†   (source)
  • Nelson became agitated again.†   (source)
  • "Very little is known about most of Hyperion," said the younger priest, becoming somewhat agitated.†   (source)
  • When I walked into Trig Jessica was sitting in the back row, nearly bouncing off her seat in agitation.†   (source)
  • I couldn't tell the number, maybe five or six; they kept moving in agitation and it was hard to pin them down, but they were clearly reluctant to let her go, although they were also clearly afraid of me and being close to me.†   (source)
  • He found the messenger and several other agitated men.†   (source)
  • His firm already had a full roster of work, so much, he wrote, that "we are always personally under an agitating pressure and cloud of anxiety."†   (source)
  • "Tuk-tuk-tuk," clucked cook like an agitated hen.†   (source)
  • You must not become agitated.†   (source)
  • Todd was hotheaded on a normal day, so it didn't surprise Zeitoun that he was agitated during the processing.†   (source)
  • Agitated.†   (source)
  • "I think he called you a punk," Ricky agitated.†   (source)
  • The swiftness and noise of their leaving had put the room in a state of molecular agitation.†   (source)
  • "Why get so agitated, Dustfinger?" he whispered up at the leaves.†   (source)
  • The stupid goons are agitating against our People's Government.†   (source)
  • "Neither," said Simon, who seemed agitated.†   (source)
  • Lord Darlington called me into his study, and I could see at once that he was in a state of some agitation.†   (source)
  • They were all in an agitated state, running back and forth like animals put into a cage and not yet used to it.†   (source)
  • Whoever was struggling could not contain himself and was agitating some of the others nearby.†   (source)
  • People twist, turn to the windows, looking agitated.†   (source)
  • The noise agitated several of the others who moved restlessly in their cots.†   (source)
  • The cameras flashing at me as I stood like some Frankenstein's monster, fearful and agitated by the villager torches.†   (source)
  • She did not dare to turn her head, because she was sitting between her father and her aunt, and she had to control herself so that they would not notice her agitation.†   (source)
  • The confrontation with Clarke had left him so agitated that he'd grabbed his bow and stormed off into the woods without a second thought.†   (source)
  • Instead of bringing on the intense Mentat concentration, the reports only increased Hawat's agitation.†   (source)
  • Each time I looked at her, I could see the agitation growing in her eyes.†   (source)
  • His state of mind was—agitated?†   (source)
  • But during analysis she remembered it, and in a state of great agitation she reproduced the pathogenic moment and through this treatment became cured.'†   (source)
  • Satsu stood, she was so agitated to hear this.†   (source)
  • For years Minerva has been agitating to go to law school.†   (source)
  • The girls had tired of mocking Momma and turned to other means of agitation.†   (source)
  • Salander had no difficulty understanding the agitated debate that had followed in the trade publication The Journalist, certain financial newspapers, and on the front pages and in the business sections of the daily papers.†   (source)
  • You sound agitated …. flustered …. aroused.†   (source)
  • It unsettles me to see her so agitated, like the ground I'm standing on is no longer solid.†   (source)
  • None of this-outwardly, at any rate-agitates Smith.†   (source)
  • Sam could charm the pants off Hitler, probably, but seeing him only seemed to make Judge Cormier more agitated.†   (source)
  • Moody grew agitated.†   (source)
  • Eric did not really listen to the music, he could not; it remained entirely outside him, like some minor agitation of the air.†   (source)
  • I was upset and agitated.†   (source)
  • They seemed very agitated and out of breath as Milo walked along with them.†   (source)
  • The hay burners toss their heads, snorting, squealing, and even barking in agitation.†   (source)
  • " He runs a hand through his hair, and I don't think I've ever seen him so agitated.†   (source)
  • Some of them become agitated and fearful.†   (source)
  • By now, the kids on the bus were getting agitated.†   (source)
  • He kept walking, agitated, muttering to himself now and then.†   (source)
  • Bigwig was racing back across the field, looking more agitated than he had at any time since the encounter with Captain Holly.†   (source)
  • Nicotine also increases norepinephrine, and that's the reason that when you try to quit smoking and you no longer get so much norepinephrine, you get agitation and irritability.†   (source)
  • Liam burst out, agitated.†   (source)
  • He gave no reply in words to her accost, and she went on, with increasing agitation.†   (source)
  • Theresa stood up and walked across the room, agitated.†   (source)
  • His sister-in-law was still distraught over the loss of her children, and grew even more agitated when they passed a wagon loaded with frightened children.†   (source)
  • Levy was agitated.†   (source)
  • But this is a public place and it agitates people when she starts in on him.†   (source)
  • He assumed Bolivar was merely going to make himself a rattlesnake belt, but he happened to turn around as Bol sliced the snake right into the stew-pot, a sight which agitated him greatly.†   (source)
  • Now she pops out, eyes wide and agitated.†   (source)
  • It might have been cold outside, but all through class that day I felt agitated and hot, beside myself with frustration.†   (source)
  • Ira had used this agitating kind of wit on his own Marine buddies.†   (source)
  • His agitation seemed to abate as we walked through the waving grass, though his eyes still stabbed at the air around him and occasionally at me.†   (source)
  • His face showed more than its usual tic of agitation.†   (source)
  • All this put me in a fit of agitation.†   (source)
  • Because of the constant agitation that reigned in the big house on the corner, no one, except Nana, noticed that Blanca was becoming a woman.†   (source)
  • 'Oh, I know all that,' Clevinger assured him, his gaunt face pale and his agitated brown eyes swimming in sincerity.†   (source)
  • I had been waiting for this since the first time Madame Wang came to my house to see my feet, yet I was totally flustered, agitated, and confused.†   (source)
  • Aunt Grace was noticeably agitated.†   (source)
  • He shakes his head, unable to quiet his agitation.†   (source)
  • The blonde was agitated and angry, but I focused on Wesley, who looked at me casually, like he would any other girl.†   (source)
  • Instead, the sight of that skull agitated him.†   (source)
  • I could see he was nervous and agitated, but I didn't have time to think about it, because my father was standing there, looking at the two of us.†   (source)
  • Floyd Green found Jake and Carla and seemed somewhat agitated.†   (source)
  • Cesar tried to explain, but the more he tried, the more agitated he got.†   (source)
  • Heavy construction on either side of the highway could have bothered him; in his agitated state of hypersensitivity it certainly would have.†   (source)
  • I was too tense to sit, Seivarden too agitated, Skaaiat, I thought, angry.†   (source)
  • They were arguing some point heatedly, but I was too agitated to listen and simply followed in their shadows, noticing the dull gleam of their polished shoe-leather in the rays of the street lamps.†   (source)
  • "Perhaps a greater question was never agitated in a council of war," wrote General Gates of the meeting, and whatever "art" Washington may have exercised to conceal the truth of the army's strength from his officers, there was, in fact, little that Gates and the others gathered in the room were not aware of.†   (source)
  • Probe, test, agitate, confuse and find a way in.†   (source)
  • I feared that this agitation would kill him in his weakened state, and so I picked up the ruined bedding and left him.†   (source)
  • Agitated, I grabbed my fellow crew member—an air force officer—by the lapels and flung her against the wall.†   (source)
  • He was getting agitated now, not knowing which way to run and he pawed the water and snorted out another slick of bloody froth.†   (source)
  • Felicia tries to shake off her doubts, but all she sees is a country living on slogans and agitation, a people always on the brink of war.†   (source)
  • Thoughts like agitated moths swooped and fluttered through his mind, seeking light in his darkness.†   (source)
  • I was sure he could tell how agitated I was.†   (source)
  • The assault on the police officer would be a bit sticky, but the court was certain to suspend the sentence when it was argued that the defendant was in an unduly agitated state of mind.†   (source)
  • Along with half a dozen more heresies it landed Marther in court, and started agitation for a ban on further exploration.†   (source)
  • "Rare the man whose gods answer him," the queen of Attolia said dryly when an agitated household reported shattered windows throughout the palace.†   (source)
  • Richter sounded agitated.†   (source)
  • Nancy looked more and more agitated as he talked.†   (source)
  • Oswald is growing increasingly agitated, and people are beginning to fear him.†   (source)
  • Several of the remaining glass columns crack, causing the monstrous occupants to gyrate in agitation.†   (source)
  • The other image was of the next way station they had passed: its platform was jammed with an agitated mob.†   (source)
  • The slithers were stirring at the edges of Bixby, more agitated every night these days.†   (source)
  • Now, as he went through each precise step of developing…temperature, chemicals, agitation, timing…the amber light cast his face into shadows.†   (source)
  • A swelling, agitated hum of women's voices rises immediately in the background.†   (source)
  • At this Gollum's fear and agitation became so great that he spoke again, hissing behind his hand, as if to keep the sound from unseen listeners in the air.†   (source)
  • Grandpa, real agitated, looked over at me, where I stood leaning against a big wooden box.†   (source)
  • Delighted, honored, and extremely agitated, I arrived at the General's office at precisely 1300 hours.†   (source)
  • He immediately became agitated over why the Navy had brought the ship to his district when the New York office was so much better suited for this type of thing.†   (source)
  • Through the nights she stood like a field general over the kitchen counter, hands perched on those jutting hipbones, smoking with agitation, assessing points of entry and encampment and escape.†   (source)
  • More often than not, as I passed I would hear the rider saying to his agitated mount, 'What got into you?†   (source)
  • With the ratification of the Thirteenth Amendment to the Constitution in December, the long period of agitation for the abolition of slavery came to an end.†   (source)
  • "You're always agitating, I think it's great.†   (source)
  • The minority faction may clog the government and agitate society, but under the Constitution, it can't carry out its plans and hide its violence.†   (source)
  • Yet the owl was strangely agitated, and its hunter's concentration wavered at the last moment.†   (source)
  • Lee was becoming agitated.†   (source)
  • She became agitated and evasive when I asked her about her father?'†   (source)
  • (a question that would agitate even the most confident and severe among them).†   (source)
  • We're the executors of an estate with nothing in it" was the agitated response from the younger man.†   (source)
  • Vivienne seemed to sense my agitation.†   (source)
  • She was agitated, angry.†   (source)
  • She awoke groggy and agitated and afflicted with a migraine that no amount of medication or caffeine would alleviate.†   (source)
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