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stir up

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of stir

  1. to bring something (volatile or intense) into being couldn't stir up any interest in a Saturday morning outing to the art museum Synonyms of stir up abet, brew, ferment, foment, instigate, pick, provoke, raise, incite (up), whip (up)Words Related to stir up advance, cultivate, encourage, forward, foster, further, nourish, nurture, promote, sow, stimulate; detonate, set, set off, trigger; excite, galvanize, inflame (also enflame), inspire, motivate, rouse; activate, energize, enliven, fire, invigorate, jazz (up), liven (up), pep (up), quicken, stimulate, vitalizeNear Antonyms of stir up bridle, check, constrain, curb, discourage, hold, inhibit, regulate, rein (in), restrain, tame; allay, calm, quiet, settle, soothe, still, subdue, tranquilize (also tranquillize)


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