1. A prominent or sensational but short-lived news event (synset 114001613)
    "he made a great splash and then disappeared"
  2. Emotional agitation and excitement (synset 107529584)
  3. A rapid active commotion (synset 100556175)
  1. Move an implement through (synset 201898313)
    "stir the soup"; "stir my drink"; "stir the soil"
  2. Move very slightly (synset 201897981)
    "He shifted in his seat"
  3. Stir feelings in (synset 202120601)
    "stimulate my appetite"; "excite the audience"; "stir emotions"
  4. Stir the feelings, emotions, or peace of (synset 201765558)
    "These stories shook the community"; "the civil war shook the country"
  5. Affect emotionally (synset 201774723)
    "A stirring movie"; "I was touched by your kind letter of sympathy"
  6. Summon into action or bring into existence, often as if by magic (synset 201633150)
    "raise the specter of unemployment"; "he conjured wild birds in the air"; "call down the spirits from the mountain"
  7. To begin moving (synset 201898157)
    "As the thunder started the sleeping children began to stir"
  8. Mix or add by stirring (synset 201544249)
    "Stir nuts into the dough"

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