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- v. To excite, stir up.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To stir up; to agitate.
- transitive v. To satirize; to censure severely.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To shake violently; agitate.
- To pursue with invectives or reproaches; rail at.
From the participle stem of Latin exagitāre. (Wiktionary)