verb (used with object), ag·i·tat·ed, ag·i·tat·ing.
verb (used without object), ag·i·tat·ed, ag·i·tat·ing.
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Women in a number of countries had been agitating for the vote before the First World War, and the argument was that you don’t have a stake in society in the way men do, so you should stay at home.Humans Have Gotten Nicer and Better at Making War - Issue 94: Evolving|Steve Paulson|January 6, 2021|Nautilus
The challenge facing Pelosi is markedly different from the one she faced two years ago, when a platoon of lawmakers agitated for her and other top honchos to step aside for a younger generation of leaders.Pelosi’s likely final term as speaker is set to begin with a scramble for votes|Mike DeBonis|January 2, 2021|Washington Post
Alexion has been actively shopping for a buyer since at least May, when activist hedge fund Elliott Management began publicly agitating for a sale.Why shareholders had a severe adverse reaction to AstraZeneca’s Alexion deal|Jeremy Kahn|December 14, 2020|Fortune
The researchers knew that humans get agitated when confronted with a lack of social contact—but the neurological basis for those emotions wasn’t well known before, they said.You’re not crazy—you really hunger for social contact, scientists say|kdunn6|November 24, 2020|Fortune