[ UK /stˈɜːɹɪŋ/ ]
[ US /ˈstɝɪŋ/ ]
  1. agitating a liquid with an implement
    constant stirring prevents it from burning on the bottom of the pan
  2. arousing to a particular emotion or action
  1. capable of arousing enthusiasm or excitement
    a rousing sermon
    stirring events such as wars and rescues
  2. exciting strong but not unpleasant emotions
    a stirring speech
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How To Use stirring In A Sentence

  • Once the rice has absorbed the liquid add the next ladle, stirring all the time. Times, Sunday Times
  • My ringworm worried her more than the swarms of rumors the local gossips were stirring.
  • To the cold syrup add the extracted juice and mix by stirring.
  • Remove saucepan and throw in chopped parsley & diced tomato, stirring through.
  • Mix the flour, sugar and raisins together in a bowl then add the liquid, stirring well to combine.
  • The curtain rises with a flourish, stirring Norm's attention out of the room.
  • Add the vermouth, garlic and cayenne, boil the liquid away and start adding ladlefuls of the seaweed and saffron-flavoured vegetable stock, stirring vigorously all the while to aid absorption and prevent sticking.
  • Mao led the Cultural Revolution Authority in stirring up more animosity by calling the factional fighting “an extension of the struggle between the Communists and the Kuomintang”—without specifying which group was which. Wild Swans
  • They saw first a cloud of dust and then the car that was stirring it up.
  • Stowe gives a stirring performance as a strong spirited female.
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