stirring


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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 ?
There was not a breath stirring. It was the sleepiest of sleepy days.
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.
AMBITION is like choler; which is an humor that maketh men active, earnest, full of alacrity, and stirring, if it be not stopped.
There were no breakers and no waves, for not a breath of wind was stirring. Only a slight oily swell rose and fell like a gentle breathing, and showed that the eternal sea was still moving and living.
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.
Frances rose, as if restless; she passed before me to stir the fire, which did not want stirring; she lifted and put down the little ornaments on the mantelpiece; her dress waved within a yard of me; slight, straight, and elegant;, she stood erect on the hearth.
Season with black pepper and the nutmeg, if using, and heat gently, stirring, until thickened - don't let it boil.
Cook, stirring occasionally, until the onion is browned in spots, 10 to 15 minutes.
(Give your leeks a stir.) Melt the butter in a saucepan over a medium-low heat, and when it's foaming, add the flour, stirring to form a golden-coloured paste.