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agitates

verb
present tense third-person singular of agitate

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1 to cause (as a liquid) to move about in a circle especially repeatedly
  • this room could use a ceiling fan to agitate the stuffy air a bit

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3 to make a series of small irregular or violent movements
  • set the washing machine so it will agitate for four minutes before going into the rinse cycle

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4 to talk about (an issue) usually from various points of view and for the purpose of arriving at a decision or opinion
  • a question which has been agitated by the legislature time and time again

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“Agitates.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/agitates. Accessed 24 Jan. 2022.

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