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used in The Hound of the Baskervilles

3 uses
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to stir up or shake — emotionally (as when people are angered or upset) or physically (as when a washing machine cleans clothes)
  • That may point to carelessness or it may point to agitation and hurry upon the part of the cutter.
    Chapter 4 — Sir Henry Baskerville (35% in)
  • An agitated German waiter had appeared upon the scene.
    Chapter 5 — Three Broken Threads (17% in)
  • His agitation was so great that he could hardly speak, and the shadows sprang up and down from the shaking of his candle.
    Chapter 9 — Second Report of Dr. Watson (53% in)

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