Bestirred



to stir up; rouse to action (often used reflexively):
She bestirred herself at the first light of morning.
Historical Examples

My Life Josiah Flynt
The Channings Mrs. Henry Wood
Doctor Claudius, A True Story F. Marion Crawford
The Golden Shoemaker J. W. Keyworth
Castes and Tribes of Southern India Edgar Thurston
The Octopus Frank Norris
Paul the Minstrel and Other Stories Arthur Christopher Benson
The Heart of Unaga Ridgwell Cullum
Homeward Bound James Fenimore Cooper
History of Friedrich II. of Prussia, Vol. XVII. (of XXI.) Thomas Carlyle

verb -stirs, -stirring, -stirred
(transitive) to cause (oneself, or, rarely, another person) to become active; rouse
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