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Princeton's WordNet

  1. bestir, rouse(verb)

    become active

    "He finally bestirred himself"


  1. bestir(Verb)

    To put into brisk or vigorous action; to move with life and vigor.

  2. bestir(Verb)

    To become active; to rouse oneself.

  3. Origin: From bestyrien, bestirien, from bestyrian, equivalent to .

Webster Dictionary

  1. Bestir(verb)

    to put into brisk or vigorous action; to move with life and vigor; -- usually with the reciprocal pronoun

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Bestir

    be-stėr′, v.t. to put into lively action: arouse into activity: (refl.) to rouse one's self—p.adj. Bestir′ring.

Anagrams for bestir »

  1. bister, bistre, biters, rebits, tribes

How to pronounce bestir?

  1. Alex
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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of bestir in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of bestir in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of bestir in a Sentence

  1. Charles Handy - The Age of Unreason:

    I like less the story that a frog if put in cold water will not bestir itself if that water is heated up slowly and gradually and will in the end let itself be boiled alive, too comfortable with continuity to realize that continuous change at some point may become intolerable and demand a change in behavior.

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