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 for commove
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Commove \Com*move"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Commoved; p. pr. &
     vb. n. Commoving.] [L. commovere, commotum; com- + movere
     to move.]
     1. To urge; to persuade; to incite. [Obs.] --Chaucer.
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     2. To put in motion; to disturb; to unsettle. [R.]
        [1913 Webster]
  
              Straight the sands,
              Commoved around, in gathering eddies play.
                                                    --Thomson.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  commove
      v 1: cause to be agitated, excited, or roused; "The speaker
           charged up the crowd with his inflammatory remarks" [syn:
           agitate, rouse, turn on, charge, commove,
           excite, charge up] [ant: calm, calm down, lull,
           quiet, quieten, still, tranquilize, tranquillise,
           tranquillize]
      2: change the arrangement or position of [syn: agitate, vex,
         disturb, commove, shake up, stir up, raise up]

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