[syn: agitate, vex, disturb, commove, shake up, stir up, raise up]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Commove \Com*move"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Commoved; p. pr. &
vb. n. Commoving.] [L. commovere, commotum; com- + movere
1. To urge; to persuade; to incite. [Obs.] --Chaucer.
2. To put in motion; to disturb; to unsettle. [R.]
Straight the sands,
Commoved around, in gathering eddies play.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
v 1: cause to be agitated, excited, or roused; "The speaker
charged up the crowd with his inflammatory remarks" [syn:
agitate, rouse, turn on, charge, commove,
excite, charge up] [ant: calm, calm down, lull,
quiet, quieten, still, tranquilize, tranquillise,
2: change the arrangement or position of [syn: agitate, vex,
disturb, commove, shake up, stir up, raise up]