calculated to stir

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She raised her moist and beautiful eyes, and looked at William with a glance full of meaning, which was calculated to stir up in the recesses of his heart the clemency which was slumbering there.
Prosecution told court that words used in his newly released controversial song were calculated to stir ethnic hatred against Kamba and Kikuyu communities.
Its all cynically calculated to stir up antagonism against a peaceful religious community whose members are striving to contribute to the well-being of their society," she said.
Or dangerous talk calculated to stir up racial hatred?
The attack seemed calculated to stir sectarian fury: It occurred at the entrance to the city's cemetery, several hundred meters away from the mosque, in the geographical and spiritual center of the predominantly Shi'ite holy city.
Following 1998's "The Little Rose Girl" with another committed and intentionally uncomfortable piece calculated to stir the consciences of cosseted auds, Gaviria deserves to find a home in offshore arthouses for his long-gestated pic, despite its uncompromising subject matter and treatment.
The best actor Oscar went to Gary Cooper for Sergeant York, a World War I film calculated to stir patriotic fervour as the US entered World War II.
Mr Blair blasted his stance and told the Commons: "I have made it clear it is entirely unacceptable for any Labour candidate to use language of a racist nature or language calculated to stir up racist feelings in this country.