Associations to the word «Arouse»


AROUSE, verb. To stimulate feelings.
AROUSE, verb. To sexually stimulate.
AROUSE, verb. To wake from sleep or stupor.

Dictionary definition

AROUSE, verb. Call forth (emotions, feelings, and responses); "arouse pity"; "raise a smile"; "evoke sympathy".
AROUSE, verb. Stop sleeping; "She woke up to the sound of the alarm clock".
AROUSE, verb. Summon into action or bring into existence, often as if by magic; "raise the specter of unemployment"; "he conjured wild birds in the air"; "call down the spirits from the mountain".
AROUSE, verb. Cause to be alert and energetic; "Coffee and tea stimulate me"; "This herbal infusion doesn't stimulate".
AROUSE, verb. Cause to become awake or conscious; "He was roused by the drunken men in the street"; "Please wake me at 6 AM.".
AROUSE, verb. To begin moving, "As the thunder started the sleeping children began to stir".
AROUSE, verb. Stimulate sexually; "This movie usually arouses the male audience".

Wise words

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