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stirrings

See definition of stirrings on Dictionary.com
  • as inmotion
  • as inmove
  • as inmovement
  • as inupheaval
  • as inagitation

synonyms for stirrings

  • act
  • gesture
  • passage
  • advance
  • agitation
  • ambulation
  • change
  • changing
  • direction
  • drift
  • dynamics
  • flow
  • fluctuation
  • flux
  • gesticulation
  • inclination
  • kinetics
  • locomotion
  • mobility
  • motility
  • move
  • oscillation
  • passing
  • progress
  • sign
  • signal
  • stir
  • stirring
  • stream
  • sway
  • sweep
  • swing
  • tendency
  • travel
  • wave
  • wavering
  • body English
  • full swing
  • high sign
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antonyms for stirrings

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  • idleness
  • stagnation
  • immobility
  • repose
  • rest
  • stiffness
  • stillness
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How to use stirrings in a sentence

Then, no doubt, Gwynne would have his way in most things, and she already felt the stirrings of mere female ductility.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
He repeated the word slowly as if in fear that his tongue would give effect to other stirrings of his brain.
THE PIONEERSKATHARINE SUSANNAH PRICHARD
I feel some stirrings of the insurrectionary spirit myself when I see the red pantaloons at every turn in the streets of Rome.
GEORGE ELIOT'S LIFE, VOL. II (OF 3)GEORGE ELIOT
Mommsen's "History of Rome" is so fine that I count all minds graceless who read it without the deepest stirrings.
GEORGE ELIOT'S LIFE, VOL. II (OF 3)GEORGE ELIOT
Boston determines to make an effort for a better city because Chicago has felt the stirrings of civic pride.
EUTHENICS, THE SCIENCE OF CONTROLLABLE ENVIRONMENTELLEN H. RICHARDS
They belong so wholly to the past, they are mere wraiths of bygone stirrings, they cannot clothe you with knowledge of love.
THE KEMPTON-WACE LETTERSJACK LONDON
Hurstwood saw her depart with some faint stirrings of shame, which were the expression of a manhood rapidly becoming stultified.
SISTER CARRIETHEODORE DREISER
To the right and left of him, and from several spots at once, O'Keefe heard stirrings in the thicket.
A PAGAN OF THE HILLSCHARLES NEVILLE BUCK
There were uneasy stirrings, and the white-bearded passenger from the village said incomprehensible things in a feeble voice.
THE INVADERSWILLIAM FITZGERALD JENKINS
But in many secret spots there were vague and sleepy stirrings.
THE FORGOTTEN PLANETMURRAY LEINSTER
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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