- n agitating a liquid with an implement
constant stirring prevents it from burning on the bottom of the pan
- n arousing to a particular emotion or action
- v move an implement through
- v move very slightly
- v stir feelings in
- v stir the feelings, emotions, or peace of
- v affect emotionally
A stirring movie
- v summon into action or bring into existence, often as if by magic
- v to begin moving, "As the thunder started the sleeping children began to stir"
- v mix or add by stirring
- s capable of arousing enthusiasm or excitement
stirring events such as wars and rescues
- s exciting strong but not unpleasant emotions
a stirring speech
- The epic storyline and the stirring score don't hurt either.
- Pioneering Mass Appeal: Where do pastors go to learn how to make a stirring performance for their flock? There is an oracle of the presenters art, and his name is Bill Hybels.
- Great old powers were falling, virile new ones were rising, and the huge, poor mass of Asia and Africa was stirring into self-awareness.
News & Articles
- Unusual home stirring up controversy in Seattle neighborhood
A tall house being built on a tiny lot is stirring controversy in one Seattle neighborhood.
June 13, 2013 - KOMO Seattle
- Summer solstice: It's all about sex
In the Northern Hemisphere, the summer solstice has a history of stirring libidos, and it's no wonder. The longest day of the year tends to kick off the start of the summer season, and with it, the harvest. It should then come as no surprise that the solstice is linked to fertility -- both of the vegetal and human variety.
June 13, 2013 - CNN
- In Japan, a Growth Strategy With Echoes of the Past
The ideas behind Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s growth plan are stirring a sense of déjà vu.
June 12, 2013 - New York Times
- President Bush in Toronto Star
It'll be a stirring sight to watch President Obama, his wife, Michelle, and their beautiful girls step through the doors of the White House,Bush said yesterday. "I know millions of Americans will be overcome with pride at this inspiring...
- Barack Obama in New York Times
They like stirring up controversy and they like playing gotcha games, getting us to attack each other. And I have to say Senator Clinton looked in her element,Mr. Obama said. "She was taking every opportunity to get a dig in there. You...
- Byron Scott in News 10NBC
Everything was stirring up in him,coach Byron Scott said. "He wasn't going to play the way he played in Game 3. We were banking on that. He was in an aggressive mind-set from the start and he came up big."