exagitate

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the participle stem of Latin exagitāre.

Verb[edit]

exagitate (third-person singular simple present exagitates, present participle exagitating, simple past and past participle exagitated)

  1. (obsolete) To excite, stir up.
    • 1621, Robert Burton, The Anatomy of Melancholy, vol. I, New York 2001, p. 241:
      the devil many times takes his opportunity of such storms, and when the humours by the air be stirred, he goes in with them, exagitates our spirits, and vexeth our souls [...].

Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

exagitāte

  1. second-person plural present active imperative of exagitō