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stirring

adjective uk   /ˈstɜː.rɪŋ/  us   /ˈstɝː.ɪŋ/ approving
A stirring speech or song is one that produces strong, positive emotions.
stirringly
adverb uk   us   /-li/

stirring

noun [C] uk   /ˈstɜː.rɪŋ/  us   /ˈstɝː.ɪŋ/
the beginning of something, such as an emotion or thought: She felt a faint stirring of envy when she heard that one of her colleagues had been promoted.
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