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tr.v. com·moved, com·mov·ing, com·moves
1. To cause to move with force or violence; agitate; disturb.
2. To rouse strong feelings in; excite.
[Middle English commeven, from Old French commovoir, commeuv-, from Latin commovēre; see commotion.]
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1. to disturb; stir up
2. to agitate or excite emotionally
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v.t. -moved, -mov•ing.
to move violently or intensely; agitate; excite.
[1350–1400; Middle English < Anglo-French commoveir, Middle French com(m)ovoir < Latin commovēre=com- com- + movēre to move]
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Past participle: commoved
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|Verb||1.||commove - cause to be agitated, excited, or roused; "The speaker charged up the crowd with his inflammatory remarks"|
bother - make nervous or agitated; "The mere thought of her bothered him and made his heart beat faster"
pother - make upset or troubled
electrify - excite suddenly and intensely; "The news electrified us"
|2.||commove - change the arrangement or position of|
toss - agitate; "toss the salad"
poke - stir by poking; "poke the embers in the fireplace"
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