[v] provoke or stir up; "incite a riot"; "set off great unrest among the people"
[v] arouse or excite feelings and passions; "The ostentatious way of living of the rich ignites the hatred of the poor"; "The refugees' fate stirred up compassion around the world"; "Wake old feelings of hatred"
[v] change the arrangement or position of
[v] try to stir up public opinion
agitate, agitate, commove, disturb, fire up, foment, heat, ignite, incite, inflame, instigate, raise up, set off, shake up, vex, wake