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1‘Freddie gritted his teeth in agitation’
anxiety, perturbation, disquiet, distress, concern, trouble, alarm, worry, upset
2‘there was an upsurge in nationalist agitation’
campaigning, striving, battling, fighting, struggling, crusading
arguing, argument, wrangling, debate, discussion
rabble-rousing, provocation, stirring up, commotion
3‘the solutions were prepared by vigorous agitation of the components’
stirring, whisking, beating, churning, shaking, turbulence, tossing, blending, whipping, folding, rolling, jolting
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