Arouse

Definition of Arouse

A`rouse´
v. t.1.To excite to action from a state of rest; to stir, or put in motion or exertion; to rouse; to excite; as, to arouse one from sleep; to arouse the dormant faculties.
[imp. & p. p. Aroused ( ); p. pr. & vb. n. Arousing.]
Grasping his spear, forth issued to arouse
His brother, mighty sovereign on the host.
- Cowper.
No suspicion was aroused.
- Merivale.

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