bestir

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verb be·stir \bi-ˈstər, bē-\

Definition of bestir

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to rouse to action :  get going

14th Century

First Known Use of bestir

14th century


BESTIR Defined for Kids

bestir

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verb be·stir \bi-ˈstər\

Definition of bestir for Students

bestirred

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bestirring

  1. :  to stir up :  rouse to action Fairies came trooping forth … to busy and bestir themselves. — Charles Dickens, The Cricket on the Hearth

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