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stir into (something)

1. To combine something into a liquid, substance, or mixture by stirring. A noun or pronoun is used between "stir" and "into." You need to stir the oil into the whisked egg yolks very slowly or the mixture will separate. She stirred a bit of honey into the medicine to make it taste a little better.
2. To excite, rouse, or provoke someone into some state or condition. A noun or pronoun is used between "stir" and "into." The politician stirred the crowd into a frenzy with her rhetoric. His invigorating words stirred us all into action.
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stir something into something

 and stir something in
to mix something into something. The painter stirred too much red pigment into the paint. The painter stirred in the pigment.
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Combine flour, baking powder and salt; gradually stir into sugar mixture until blended and smooth.
Save juice and stir into sparkling water or drizzle over ice cream, brownies, angel food or pound cake.
Stir into vegetables in wok and cook, stirring, until mixture boils, clears and thickens, 2 to 3 minutes.
Combine balsamic vinegar and cornstarch and stir into liquid in cooker.
Combine cheeses and stir into meat mixture until melted.
Heat water and butter until very warm (125 degrees F to 130 degrees F); stir into yeast mixture.