verb (used with object), be·stirred, be·stir·ring.
Examples from the Web for bestir
To bestir himself upon the authority of such an uncanny warning seemed rather foolish.Pee-wee Harris on the Trail|Percy Keese Fitzhugh
The potter sat sprawling on the ground, and did not bestir himself to do anything.Lazarre|Mary Hartwell Catherwood
Every one looked for what might possibly happen in the glance, which began to bestir the world, like the brow of Jupiter Tonans.Ten Years Later|Alexandre Dumas, Pere
He was an old man, and unwilling to bestir himself in politics.The Revolutionary Movement of 1848-9 in Italy, Austria-Hungary, and Germany|C. Edmund (Charles Edmund) Maurice
If I were to reach the lakeside before dark, she must bestir her little shanks to some tune.Travels with a Donkey in the Cevennes|Robert Louis Stevenson