Definitions

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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.

Etymologies

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From the participle stem of Latin exagitāre.

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