stir up stir up

Definition(s):

  1. (v) try to stir up public opinion
  2. (v) arouse or excite feelings and passions
  3. (v) change the arrangement or position of
  4. (v) provoke or stir up

Usage(s):

  1. Love and duty are a puny match for the epochal mischief a prime bad guy can stir up.
  2. They can stir up considerable trouble in Lebanon using Hizbollah.
  3. Administrators at schools that offer porn studies find themselves caught between their desire for cutting-edge scholarship and their reluctance to stir up controversy.

News

  1. Monster trucks, destruction derby highlight county fair

    Trucks, cars, motorcycles and horses will stir up some “Home Spun Dirt” in the Chris Beck Arena at the Sonoma...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: The Community Voice

  2. Tim Tebow, Former Jet, to New England Patriots: A Sign of 'Desperation'?

    COMMENTARY | Tim Tebow might play football in New York this year, but if he does it will be in a New England Patriots' uniform. The former Jets' backup quarterback and utility player was signed by the Patriots, a move that will at least stir up conversation (if not plays on the football field).
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Yahoo! Contributor Network via Yahoo! Sports

  3. NHL’s ‘Handshake’ Commercial Pays Homage to Stanley Cup Playoff Tradition (Video)

    No league knows how to stir up emotions with its advertising quite like the NHL. The latest in a long line of moving commercials was released Wednesday, hours before the puck dropped for Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final, and depicts one of hockey’s oldest traditions: the postgame handshake. Does it measure up to […]
    on June 12, 2013     Source: New England Sports Network

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