past tense of stir

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1 to cause (as a liquid) to move about in a circle especially repeatedly
  • the recipe says to stir the mixture carefully until it's properly blended

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2 to change one's position
  • the cat stirred, then opened its eyes and slowly got to its feet

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3 to rouse to strong feeling or action
  • news coverage of the fire stirred many to send donations to a fund for the families who had lost their homes

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“Stirred.” The Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 15 December 2019.

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