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stir·ring

 (stûr′ĭng)
adj.
1. Exciting strong feelings, as of inspiration; rousing. See Synonyms at moving.
2. Archaic Active; lively.
n.
A slight motion or moving about: restless stirrings.

stir′ring·ly adv.

stirring

(ˈstɜːrɪŋ)
adj
1. exciting the emotions; stimulating
2. active, lively, or busy
ˈstirringly adv

stir•ring

(ˈstɜr ɪŋ)

adj.
1. rousing, exciting, or thrilling.
2. active, bustling, or lively.
[before 900]
stir′ring•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.stirring - agitating a liquid with an implementstirring - agitating a liquid with an implement; "constant stirring prevents it from burning on the bottom of the pan"
agitation - the act of agitating something; causing it to move around (usually vigorously)
2.stirring - arousing to a particular emotion or action
arousal, rousing - the act of arousing; "the purpose of art is the arousal of emotions"
Adj.1.stirring - capable of arousing enthusiasm or excitement; "a rousing sermon"; "stirring events such as wars and rescues"
stimulating - rousing or quickening activity or the senses; "a stimulating discussion"
2.stirring - exciting strong but not unpleasant emotions; "a stirring speech"
moving - arousing or capable of arousing deep emotion; "she laid her case of destitution before him in a very moving letter"- N. Hawthorne

stirring

adjective exciting, dramatic, thrilling, moving, spirited, inspiring, stimulating, lively, animating, rousing, heady, exhilarating, impassioned, emotive, intoxicating a stirring account of the final months of the old regime

stirring

adjective
Exciting a deep, usually somber response:
Translations
مُثير
vzrušující
izgató
áhrifamikill

stirring

[ˈstɜːrɪŋ]
A. ADJ [speech, music] → emocionante, conmovedor
B. N I sense no stirring of interestno creo que esté despertando ningún interés
there were stirrings of protestla gente empezó a protestar

stirring

[ˈstɜːrɪŋ] adj (= rousing) [speech, performance, account, song] → émouvant(e)

stirring

adj speech, music, scene, poetrybewegend; (stronger) → aufwühlend; victorybewegend; days, timesbewegt
n (= development) a stirring of interestein sich regendes Interesse; there were stirrings of unease/discontentUnbehagen/Unzufriedenheit machte sich breit; the first stirrings of somethingdie ersten Anzeichen plvon etw

stirring

[ˈstɜːrɪŋ] adj (exciting) → entusiasmante; (moving) → commovente

stir

(stəː) past tense, past participle stirred verb
1. to cause (a liquid etc) to be mixed especially by the constant circular movement of a spoon etc, in order to mix it. He put sugar and milk into his tea and stirred it; She stirred the sugar into the mixture.
2. to move, either slightly or vigorously. The breeze stirred her hair; He stirred in his sleep; Come on – stir yourselves!
3. to arouse or touch (a person or his feelings). He was stirred by her story.
noun
a fuss or disturbance. The news caused a stir.
ˈstirring adjective
exciting or moving. a stirring tale.
ˈstir-fry verb
to fry in hot oil for a short time while stirring. stir-fried vegetables.
stir up
to cause (trouble etc). He was trying to stir up trouble at the factory.
References in classic literature ?
It was the stirring of the powers within her, though she called it by no such grand name.
Her physical eye saw the cake she was stirring and the loaf she was kneading; her physical ear heard the kitchen fire crackling and the teakettle singing, but ever and anon her fancy mounted on pinions, rested itself, renewed its strength in the upper air.
But yet it is less danger, to have an ambitious man stirring in business, than great in dependences.
There were no breakers and no waves, for not a breath of wind was stirring.
He bowed his head behind his master, and without stirring held hilt up over his right shoulder a long blade in a silver scabbard.
Dead springs are stirring in my heart; And there are tears.
There is, one knows not what sweet mystery about this sea, whose gently awful stirrings seem to speak of some hidden soul beneath; like those fabled undulations of the Ephesian sod over the buried Evangelist St.
Torrey Pines Scientific's line of multi-position analog stirring hot plates and stirrers features five or nine stirring positions.
In the journal Angewandte Chemie, researchers from Singapore have introduced chains made of 40 nm iron oxide particles that act as the world's smallest magnetic stir bars, effectively stirring picoliter-sized drops of emulsion with a commercial magnetic stirrer.
Add leeks and garlic and cook, stirring, until softened, about 3 minutes.
A "cake" of sediment at the bottom of a dram can mean that you're not stirring your coating properly, and this could be an expensive mistake.
Add 1 1/2 teaspoons coriander, salt, 3/4 teaspoon cumin, turmeric, and 1/4 teaspoon red pepper to the skillet and cook I minute, stirring constantly with a wooden spoon.