bestir bestir


  • (v) become active


  1. With the fate of Colonel Mitchell on the way to being determined by the reviewing authorities in the War Department and by the President, Congress began to bestir itself.
  2. Until Washington does bestir itself, consumers must look after themselves.


  • "Now, after helping create this chaos," wrote Ayaz Amir, probably the country's most influential columnist, several days after the bombing, the Americans "are expecting the battered state of Pakistan to bestir itself from the ashes and...
    on Oct 9, 2008 By: Ayaz Amir Source: Washington Post

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pacify pacify
/ˈpæ sə ˌfaɪ /