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noun as in agitation


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Yes, you may remember that in the book, Jonas does feel “stirrings” for his classmate Fiona.

When Hansberry wrote A Raisin in the Sun, America was shimmering with the stirrings of social agitation.

When the House passed a bipartisan budget earlier this month, Price felt the stirrings of hope.

The first stirrings of mutiny are heard—and Daphne tries to draw Walter into the plot.

To date, there have only been stirrings of protest in the Sunni heartland against the Kingdom itself.

Then, no doubt, Gwynne would have his way in most things, and she already felt the stirrings of mere female ductility.

He repeated the word slowly as if in fear that his tongue would give effect to other stirrings of his brain.

I feel some stirrings of the insurrectionary spirit myself when I see the red pantaloons at every turn in the streets of Rome.

Mommsen's "History of Rome" is so fine that I count all minds graceless who read it without the deepest stirrings.

Boston determines to make an effort for a better city because Chicago has felt the stirrings of civic pride.

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On this page you'll find 201 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to stirrings, such as: act, gesture, passage, advance, agitation, and ambulation.

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