astir astir

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) out of bed
  2. (adj) on the move

Synonym(s)

up

Usage(s):

  1. And some kind of dissension is astir in the ranks of the leadership.
  2. The candy industry, made up of small, struggling companies, is astir with mergers and sellouts, and Peter Paul has become a key target.
  3. Long dismissed as a desert backwater with scant hope of achieving self-sufficiency, Jordan is astir.

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  • "There is something astir out there," former Gov. Jim Hunt said. "People that you don't expect to vote Democrat are telling me that's how they're voting."
    on Oct 10, 2004 By: Jim Hunt Source: WCNC (subscription)

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