1. To cause to be agitated, excited, or roused; SYN. rouse, charge, commove, excite, charge up.
2. To change the arrangement or position of; SYN. disturb, commove, shake up, stir up, raise up.
3. To try to stir up public opinion; SYN. foment, stir up.
4. Cause to be agitated, excited, or roused
5. Exert oneself continuously, vigorously, or obtrusively to gain an end or engage in a crusade for a certain cause or person; be an advocate for
6. Move very slightly
7. Move or cause to move back and forth
ETYM Latin concussus, p. p. of concutere. Related to Concussion.
1. To injure the brain; sustain a concussion.
2. To shake violently.
1. To cause to contract, as of muscles.
2. Said of muscles: to contract spasmodically.
3. To be overcome with laughter.
1. To collide violently.
2. To surprise greatly; knock someone's socks off; SYN. stun, floor, ball over, blow out of the water, take aback.
3. To strike with disgust or revulsion; SYN. offend, scandalize, appal, appall, outrage.
4. To strike with horror or terror
5. To subject to electrical shocks.
6. To collect or gather into shocks