Synonyms of agitate in English:

agitate


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verb

1‘I must warn you that any mention of Clare agitates your grandmother’

SYNONYMS
upset, perturb, fluster, ruffle, disconcert, unnerve, disquiet, disturb, distress, unsettle, bother, concern, trouble, cause anxiety to, make anxious, alarm, work up, flurry, worry
inflame, incite, provoke, stir up
informal rattle, faze, discombobulate
ANTONYMS

calm

2‘she urged us to agitate for the appointment of more women to cabinet posts’

SYNONYMS
campaign, strive, battle, fight, struggle, crusade, push, press
argue, debate, dispute, wrangle

3‘they were used as stirrers to help to agitate the vast masses of fermenting vegetation’

SYNONYMS
stir, whisk, beat, churn, shake, toss, blend, whip, whip up, fold, roil, jolt, disturb