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Spanish translation of “agitate”

agitate

verb /ˈӕdʒiteit/
to make (someone) excited and anxious
agitar
The news agitated her.
to try to arouse public feeling and action
hacer una campaña a favor de/en contra de
She belongs to a pressure group which is agitating for prison reform.
to shake
agitar
She agitated the liquid in the test tube.
agitated adjective
agitado
She felt agitated after hearing some worrying news about her son.
agitation noun
agitación
The decision to expand the airport is causing a great deal of agitation among local residents.
agitator noun a person who tries constantly to stir up public feeling
agitador
a political agitator.
(Definition of agitate from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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