verb-transitive: To cause to move with violence or sudden force.
verb-transitive: To upset; disturb: was agitated by the alarming news.
verb-transitive: To arouse interest in (a cause, for example) by use of the written or spoken word; debate.
verb-intransitive: To stir up public interest in a cause: agitate for a tax reduction.
Angliško žodžio naudojimo pavyzdys:
The real question which this Society wishes to agitate is whether they do not furnish the best remedy for settling all disputes.
The story, though it will not greatly rouse or deeply agitate, is yet sufficiently interesting to excite and prolong the attention of the reader; and the phraseology is at once correct and appropriate.
People like the McLemores fear that Sam, her mother, and her mother's artist friend, Perry, are in the South to "agitate" and to shake up the dividing lines between black and white and blur it all to grey.
And then we're going to see this kind of agitate the atmosphere over the next couple of days. (inaudible) systems possible in areas that already have seen flooding, that may very well be a news flash weather story.
Meanwhile, the Warburgs demanded that American Jews not '' agitate '' against the Hitler government, or join the organized boycott.