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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.
See also: stir
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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