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stirring

stir·ring

stirring

 
pronunciation:
stuh rIng
features:
Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: rousing; moving.
a stirring plea for peace
antonyms:
boring, pedestrian
similar words:
moving
definition 2: lively; active.
a stirring dance
similar words:
active, lively, racy, vivid
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derivation: stirringly (adv.)