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agitate
used in The Lords of Discipline

7 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)
  • Delighted, honored, and extremely agitated, I arrived at the General's office at precisely 1300 hours.
    Chapter 1.5 (3% in)
  • I like to think of the city shaping this agitated, misplaced soldier, keening his passion for shade, trimming the soft edges of his nightmare, harshening his poisons and his metaphors, deepening his intimacy with the sunless wastes that issued forth from his kingdom of nightmare in blazing islands, still inchoate and unformed, of the English language.
    Prologue (13% in)
  • Cadet Recruit Pignetti apologizes for bumping into you and causing you undue agitation, sir.
    Chapter 2.20 (59% in)
  • "You do the talking, Will," Mark said, an agitated tremor in his voice.
    Chapter 3.27 (8% in)
  • We can't bargain now," Mark said, agitated and moving about.
    Chapter 4.43 (33% in)
  • His face was flushed and agitated.
    Chapter 4.43 (80% in)
  • As usual he's agitated about something.
    Chapter 4.48 (18% in)

There are no more uses of "agitate" in The Lords of Discipline.

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