transitive verb

Definition of exagitate

1 obsolete : to stir up : agitate
2 obsolete : discuss, debate
3 obsolete : harass, censure

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Other Words from exagitate

exagitation noun, plural -s obsolete

History and Etymology for exagitate

Latin exagitatus, past participle of exagitare, from ex- ex- entry 1 + agitare to drive, agitate

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“Exagitate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/exagitate. Accessed 15 Jul. 2020.

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