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astir

adjective [after verb] uk   /əˈstɜːr/  us   /-ˈstɝː/ old-fashioned literary
out of bed and moving around, or in an excited state: She was rarely astir later than seven o'clock. After the explosion, the hospital was astir with overworked nurses and doctors.
Translations of “astir”
in Chinese (Traditional) 活動的,已經起床的,四處活動的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 活动的,已经起床的,四处活动的…
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