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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.Inspiring feelings in others
stirringly
adverb uk   /-li/ us  

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.Starting and beginningStarting again
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