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a large amount of activity, trouble, hostility, or animosity:
His investigation stirred up a hornet's nest, resulting in major shifts in personnel.
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As it does so, a
of trouble will be found.
up in the attic whose noise can be safely ignored.
Of course, who knows when that
will come up for a vote.
What he cannot know is that his inquiries will stir up a
among the other villagers.
One of my fifth graders wants to build a model of a
and label the parts.
The bill's introduction stirred up a
of protests and counter protests.
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