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agitatedly | agitating | agitation | agitative | agitato | agitator | agitprop | agitpropist | agkistrodon | agkistrodon contortrix | agkistrodon piscivorus




agitatorn. [L.].
  •  One who agitates; one who stirs up or excites others; as, political reformers and agitators.  [1913 Webster]
  •  One of a body of men appointed by the army, in Cromwell's time, to look after their interests; -- called also adjutators.  Clarendon.  [1913 Webster]
  •  An implement for shaking or mixing.  [1913 Webster]


agitator, n.
1 a person who agitates, esp. publicly for a cause etc.
2 an apparatus for shaking or mixing liquid etc.




n. A statesman who shakes the fruit trees of his neighbors -- to dislodge the worms.



activist, agent provocateur, agitprop, beater, blender, brawler, catalyst, cement mixer, churn, crucible, demagogue, eggbeater, emulsifier, exciter, extremist, firebrand, fomenter, frondeur, incendiary, inciter, inflamer, instigator, insubordinate, insurgent, insurrectionary, insurrectionist, insurrecto, jiggler, malcontent, maverick, melting pot, mischief-maker, mixer, mover, mutineer, nonconformist, paddle, provocateur, provoker, rabble-rouser, rebel, revolter, revolutionary, revolutionist, ringleader, rioter, rouser, seditionary, seditionist, shaker, subversive, traitor, troublemaker, urger, vibrator, whisk




N director, manager, governor, rector, comptroller, superintendent, supervisor, straw boss, intendant, overseer, overlooker, supercargo, husband, inspector, visitor, ranger, surveyor, aedile, moderator, monitor, taskmaster, master, leader, ringleader, demagogue, corypheus, conductor, fugleman, precentor, bellwether, agitator, caporal, choregus, collector, file leader, flugelman, linkboy, guiding star, adviser, guide, pilot, helmsman, steersman, steermate, wire-puller, driver, whip, Jehu, charioteer, coachman, carman, cabman, postilion, vetturino, muleteer, arriero, teamster, whipper in, head, head man, head center, boss, principal, president, speaker, chair, chairman, chairwoman, chairperson, captain, superior, mayor, vice president, prime minister, premier, vizier, grand vizier, eparch, officer, functionary, minister, official, red-tapist, bureaucrat, man in office, Jack in office, office bearer, person in authority, statesman, strategist, legislator, lawgiver, politician, statist, statemonger, Minos, Draco, arbiter, boss, political dictator, board, secretary, secretary of state, Reis Effendi, vicar, steward, factor, agent, bailiff, middleman, foreman, clerk of works, landreeve, factotum, major-domo, seneschal, housekeeper, shepherd, croupier, proctor, procurator, ex officio.

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