ag-, agen-, act-, agi-, agit-

(Latin: to set in motion, to hurry, to shake; to drive; to do, to act; to lead, to conduct, to guide)

agency (s) (noun), agencies (pl)
1. An organization, especially a company, that acts as the agent, representative, or subcontractor of a person or another company.
2. An administrative division of a government or international organization; such as, a United Nations agency.
3. The building or offices where an agency is located.
4. The action, medium, or means by which something is accomplished.
5. A legal relationship involving a person, the principal, and someone else who acts for the person, the agent; or the area of the law concerned with such relationships.
agendas (uh JEN duhz)
A misspelling of the Latin plural form of agendum which is agenda.

In modern English, agenda is often considered as the singular form with agendas being the plural: The secretary kept track of the agendas of the two executives.

The better informed person will use agenda for the plural and agendum for the singular usage.

agendum (s) (noun), agenda (pl)
Things to be done; such as, a memoranda of items to be considered at a meeting: Agenda was the plural form in the original Latin, but now is often used as a singular in English, in the sense of "list"; and followed by a singular verb.

So well established is agenda as a singular that "agendas" is now commonly heard and seen as the plural form; however, the correct Latin singular is agendum; as, The agendum is whether the teaching staff wants an extended school year or not.

The agenda have been established for the next business meeting.

Something to be done.
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A record or schedule that will be discussed at a meeting .
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agent (s) (noun), agents (pl)
1. Someone who acts or has the power or authority to act.
2. Anyone empowered to act for or to represent another person; such as, an author's agent; or an insurance agent.
3. A means by which something is done or that is caused to be done; an instrument.
4. A force or substance that causes a change; such as, a chemical agent; an infectious agent.
5. A representative or official of a government or administrative department of a government: an FBI agent.
6. A spy.
7. In linguistics, the noun or noun phrase that specifies the person through whom or the means by which an action is effected.
agile (adjective), more agile, most agile
1. Able to move quickly and with suppleness, skill, and control.
2. The ability to think quickly and intelligently; alert: "Even though Ingrid was a centenarian, she still had an agile mind."
agilely (adverb), more agilely, most agilely
Pertaining to a manner of movement with quickness, briskness, lightness, and ease.
agileness (s) (noun) (no plural)
Nimbleness or gracefulness of a person, or animal, that is quick and nimble; that is, fast in movement.
An “agile (nimble) lizard” from Middle Jurassic Dashanpu quarry in Sichuan, China. So named because it is believed to have been agile as indicated by the light structure of the skeleton and the ratios of its limbs. Named by Peng Guangzhao in 1992.
agility (s) (noun), agilities (pl)
1. The power, or talent, to move quickly and easily; nimbleness: The agility of the famed hurdler was also an inspiration for younger runners.
2. The ability to think and draw conclusions quickly; such as, intellectual acuity: Based on the number of scholarships she won, Harriete's mental agility was remarkable.
Nimbleness and quick response.
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Ease of movement and resourcefulness of mind.
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agit. vas.
Agitato vase, the vial being shaken.
agita, agit.

A medical or prescription instruction.

agitable (adjective), more agitable, most agitable
A reference to a person's capability of getting upset or becoming emotionally disturbed: Mrs. Smart got into an agitable mood and was quite tense when her students were not concentrating on their work and were too loud as well.
agitant (s) (noun), agitants (pl)
1. Anyone, or something, that tends to arouse public feeling, interest, or support for or against something.
2. Anything that causes something to move vigorously or violently; such as, by shaking or blowing it.
agitate (verb), agitates; agitated; agitating
1. To move violently; to stir up or to shake up.
2. To excite or to disturb the feeling of.
agitation (s) (noun), agitations (pl)
1. Violent motion, or stirring strong, tumultuous feelings.
2. Emotional disturbance or excitement.
3. A marked increase in motor activity, generally associated with mental disturbance.

There are many causes, especially including delirium and mania.