amove

amove
I. transitive verb (-ed/-ing/-s)
Etymology: Middle English amoven, ameven, from Middle French amovoir to incite (from Latin admovēre to bring to, put to, apply to, from ad- + movēre to move) & esmovoir to set in motion, stir up emotionally (from Latin exmovēre, emovēre to move away, remove, from ex, e out of, from + movēre to move) — more at ex-, move
obsolete : to cause to be agitated (as with excitement); specifically : to stir up emotionally
II. \\aˈmüv, əˈ-\ transitive verb (-ed/-ing/-s)
Etymology: Middle English amoven, ameven, modification (influenced by Middle English amoven, ameven to stir up emotionally) of Latin amovēre, from a- (from ab-) + movēre to move — more at move
: remove; especially : to dismiss from an office or position

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