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Though the Palmdale station was a five-minute drive from his house, his agitation signaled to him that it was time to relocate to what he’d hoped would be a less relentless outpost.
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In the 1970s and 1980s, Punjabi Sikhs led similar agitations that called for better government support of agriculture.
THE FARMERS' PROTESTS ARE A TURNING POINT FOR INDIA'S DEMOCRACY—AND THE WORLD CAN NO LONGER IGNORE THATSIMRAN JEET SINGHFEBRUARY 12, 2021TIME
My lower-back pain was at its worst, and running only added to the agitation.
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In passing to her own chamber she met the Emperor, and, in the agitation of her maternal fears, told him all that had passed.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
When Stanhope entered to him, he found his guest lying on a sofa, in a high state of fever, both from his wounds and agitation.
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Santa Cruz embraced him, with more agitation than his stately mien might have announced.
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But agitation unlocks wayward fancies and sends them scurrying inopportunely across the very foreground of the mind.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
The agitation for Tenant-Right in Ireland is destined to fail—in fact, has virtually failed already.
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Thus the great inquiry ended; but public agitation did not cease.
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But there was nothing else to do, so she went to bed, and tossed there for hours in a sort of monotonous agitation.
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WORDS RELATED TO AGITATION

  • agitation
  • earthquake
  • flutter
  • quake
  • quaking
  • quaver
  • quiver
  • quivering
  • ripple
  • shake
  • shiver
  • shivering
  • tremble
  • trembling
  • trepidation
  • upheaval
  • vibration
  • wobble
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