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agitate
used in The Awakening

6 uses
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Definition
to stir up or shake — emotionally (as when people are angered or upset) or physically (as when a washing machine cleans clothes)
  • Mademoiselle Reisz perceived her agitation and even her tears.
    Chapter 9 (93% in)
  • She arose in some agitation to take her departure.
    Chapter 21 (94% in)
  • 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.
    Chapter 24 (92% in)
  • But there was nothing else to do, so she went to bed, and tossed there for hours in a sort of monotonous agitation.
    Chapter 25 (48% in)
  • "The sight of a wound or scar always agitates and sickens me," she said.
    Chapter 25 (72% in)
  • 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!"
    Chapter 33 (39% in)

There are no more uses of "agitate" in The Awakening.

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