agitate - definition and synonyms

verb 

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/ˈædʒɪteɪt/
present tense
I/you/we/theyagitate
he/she/itagitates
present participleagitating
past tenseagitated
past participleagitated
  1. 1
    [intransitive] mainly journalism to try to cause social or political changes by arguing or protesting, or through other political activity
  2. 2
    [transitive] formal to shake something