Definition Of agitate


make (someone) troubled or nervous.

the thought of questioning Toby agitated him extremely

Example Of agitate

  • agitate the water to disperse the oil

  • A pump inside the tank agitates the water, to ensure that the ice doesn't get too cold, and that the crystals produced remain on the small side.

  • As he had mentioned to Vanessa, they needed a really good blow to agitate the sea, stir up its bed and move larger objects to the surface.

  • At first he was extremely agitated that she was standing so close to his private zone.

  • At the moment she is agitated and distressed, but I'm sure in time, with the help and understanding from the carers, she will adjust to her new home.

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