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How to use the word stirs in a Sentence?

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Oh, how I miss the wind on my face, the feeling of raindrops, sand on my feet and the sound of the surf crashing on the Galveston beach, we take daily sensory inputs for granted until they are absent. The environmental inputs on the space station consist mostly of the constant hum of the ventilation system. It stirs the air, allowing the purification system to scrub and clean our atmosphere so it's breathable. While some places on the space station are as loud as a lawn mower, others are as quiet as the vacuum of space. I can not wait to feel and hear Earth again.

Christina Koch

Found on CNN
1 year ago

Top News

Although investigators currently have no evidence to conclude that this tragedy was racially motivated or that the suspect was affiliated with any hate groups, the fact that his victims were both young African American women stirs deep pain and palpable fear in all of us who acknowledge the reality that our country still suffers from a tragic and deeply racist history.

Libby Schaaf

Found on CNN
3 years ago

Top News

There is hardly any book that is more overladen with such a multitude of myths, that awakens such disgust and anxiety, that ignites curiosity and stirs speculation, while simultaneously exuding an aura of the mysterious and forbidden.

The Institute

Found on CNN
5 years ago

World

It's like pure hate that comes out of people, it's unbelievable what he stirs up in people. It's sick.

Missy Lane

Found on CNN
5 years ago

Politics

Those of you that saw some of those heartbreaking images of that small boy drowned, I think anybody who's a parent understands that that stirs all of our consciences.

President Barack Obama

Found on CNN
6 years ago

Politics

With each new day in Africa, a gazelle wakes up knowing he must outrun the fastest lion or perish. At the same time, a lion stirs and stretches, knowing he must outrun the fastest gazelle or starve. It is no different for the human race. Whether you consider yourself a gazelle or a lion, you simply have to run faster than others to survive.

Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum

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6 years ago

The struggle of literature is in fact a struggle to escape from the confines of language; it stretches out from the utmost limits of what can be said; what stirs literature is the call and attraction of what is not in the dictionary.

Italo Calvino

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7 years ago

The real persuaders are our appetites, our fears and above all our vanity. The skillful propagandist stirs and coaches these internal persuaders.

Eric Hoffer

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7 years ago

All good music resembles something. Good music stirs by its mysterious resemblance to the objects and feelings which motivated it.

Jean Cocteau

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7 years ago

What will not woman, gentle woman dare; when strong affection stirs her spirit up?

Robert Southey

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7 years ago

The world is a great book; he who never stirs from home reads only a page.

Saint Augustine

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10 years ago

All thoughts, all passions, all delights Whatever stirs this mortal frame All are but ministers of Love And feed His sacred flame.

Samuel Taylor Coleridge

added by anonymous
11 years ago

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