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  • verbexcite, entice
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Synonyms for arousing

verb excite, entice
  • awaken
  • foment
  • incite
  • inflame
  • instigate
  • kindle
  • provoke
  • rouse
  • spark
  • spur
  • stimulate
  • stir
  • whip up
  • agitate
  • alert
  • animate
  • call
  • challenge
  • electrify
  • enliven
  • foster
  • goad
  • move
  • rally
  • send
  • thrill
  • waken
  • warm
  • whet
  • fire up
  • heat up
  • turn on
  • wake up
  • work up

Antonyms for arousing

  • calm
  • cease
  • discourage
  • disenchant
  • dissuade
  • halt
  • prevent
  • put out
  • stop
  • bore
  • dishearten
  • dull
  • ignore
  • receive
  • lull
  • quiet
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

More words related to arousing

exciting

adjective. inspiring, exhilarating

hopeful

adjective. promising, auspicious

intriguing

adjective. interesting

more exciting

adjective. inspiring, exhilarating

moving

adjective. affecting, exciting

pitiable

adjective. pitiful
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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