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a·rouse / əˈrouz/ • v. [tr.] 1. evoke or awaken (a feeling, emotion, or response): something about the man aroused the guard's suspicions. ∎  excite or provoke (someone) to anger or strong emotions: an ability to influence the audience and to arouse the masses. ∎  excite (someone) sexually. 2. awaken (someone) from sleep. DERIVATIVES: a·rous·al / -zəl/ n.

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arouse XVI. f. A-3 + ROUSE, after rise, arise, wake, awake.

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"arouse." The Concise Oxford Dictionary of English Etymology. . Encyclopedia.com. 22 Aug. 2017 <http://www.encyclopedia.com>.

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arouse

arousearouse, blouse, browse, carouse, Cowes, dowse, drowse, espouse, house, Howes, rouse

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