Agitate is defined as to annoy or frustrate someone.(verb)
An example of the word agitate is when a brother purposely irritates his sister by taunting her.
The definition of agitate is to move something around in a forceful or violent movement.(verb)
An example of agitate is what the spin cycle on the washing machine does to the laundry being washed.
See agitate in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: < L agitatus, pp. of agitare, to put in motion < agere, act
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verb ag·i·tat·ed, ag·i·tat·ing, ag·i·tates verb, transitive
Origin: Latin agitāre, agitāt-
Origin: , frequentative of agere, to drive, do; see ag- in Indo-European roots.
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