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adverb as in moving


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But more—he realised that the missing part of her was now astir, touched into life by another, and a younger, man.

Everybody was astir early about the Norwood and Drew places in Roselawn that next morning.

Something was astir somewhere, and before long the Esperanza's crew knew what was the matter.

When he awoke the smugglers were astir, and the women were bending over the fire, busy in preparing breakfast.

Monday morning dawned, and the great prison with its twelve hundred captives was again astir.

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On this page you'll find 15 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to astir, such as: about, active, afoot, alert, awake, and roused.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.