Definitions of arouse:
  • verb:   call forth (emotions, feelings, and responses)
    Example: "Arouse pity"
  • verb:   stimulate sexually
    Example: "This movie usually arouses the male audience"
  • verb:   to begin moving, "As the thunder started the sleeping children began to stir"
  • verb:   cause to be alert and energetic
  • verb:   stop sleeping
  • verb:   cause to become awake or conscious
  • verb:   evoke or call forth, with or as if by magic

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