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First published 1951 (DOST Vol. II).
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Exagitat(e, v. [e.m.E. (1594), L. exagitāt-, exagitāre.] tr. To stir up; to debate. — 1583 Melvill 164.
This is that quhilk our guid bischope exagitates, to bring the breithring in hatred and invy
1596 Ib. 520.
Such as haif sua subtilie … drawin your Majestie to exagitat thir thornie questiounes

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