betoss

  • 1 Betoss — Be*toss, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Betossed}.] To put in violent motion; to agitate; to disturb; to toss. My betossed soul. Shak. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 2 betoss — be·toss …

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  • 3 betoss — bə̇, bē+ transitive verb Etymology: be + toss : to toss violently : agitate …

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  • 4 Betossed — Betoss Be*toss, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Betossed}.] To put in violent motion; to agitate; to disturb; to toss. My betossed soul. Shak. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 5 agitate — I. v. a. 1. Shake, jar, toss, betoss, rock, disturb, trouble (by brisk motion), convulse. 2. Excite, ruffle, rouse, ferment, disturb, perturb, betoss, toss, stir up, work up. 3. Fluster, flurry, hurry, confuse, disconcert. 4. Discuss, controvert …

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