形容词:agitative 副词:agitatedly 动词过去式:agitated 过去分词:agitated 现在分词:agitating 第三人称单数:agitates
1 [Tn] cause anxiety to (a person, his feelings, etc); disturb; excite 使（人, 感情等）产生忧虑; 搅乱; 激动
*She was agitated by his sudden appearance at the party. 他在聚会中突然出现, 使她心烦意乱.
2 [Ipr] ~ for/against sth argue publicly or campaign for/against sth 煽动; 鼓动; 鼓吹
*agitate for tax reform 鼓吹税制改革
* agitate against nuclear weapons 鼓动反对核武器.
3 [Tn] stir or shake (a liquid) briskly 搅动或摇动（液体）
*Agitate the mixture to dissolve the powder. 搅动混合物而使粉末溶化.
[Date: 1500-1600; Language: Latin;Origin: , past participle of agitare, from agere; AGENT]
to argue strongly in public for something you want, especially a political or social change
unions agitating for higher pay
agitate to do sth
His family are agitating to get him freed.
to make someone feel anxious, upset, and nervous
I must warn you that any mention of Clare agitates your grandmother.
to shake or mix a liquid quickly