Bestirred
Bestir Be*stir", v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Bestirred}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Bestirring}.] To put into brisk or vigorous action; to move with life and vigor; -- usually with the reciprocal pronoun. [1913 Webster]

You have so bestirred your valor. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

Rouse and bestir themselves ere well awake. --Milton. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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