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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR AROUSE

In fact, they are so common as to arouse little or no wonder in the minds of the people.

Arouse all together, mes enfants, under pain of my displeasure.

She was gowned, too, with a chic nicety to arouse the envy of all less-fortunate women.

In it we do not know the evil passions which ambition and strife are said to arouse.

Let us arouse the people; hitherto we have depended too much upon the nobles.

Since nothing of this sort had been arranged, it might arouse Marcolina's suspicions.

This seemed to arouse Molly's curiosity, for she looked up sharply.

But to pummel was one thing, and to arouse Mr. Ketch was another.

This reply seemed to arouse an irrational anger in the Briton.

But this very meekness of hers seemed to arouse all the violence in my nature.

WORD ORIGIN

1590s, "awaken" (transitive), from a- (1) "on" + rouse. Related: Aroused; arousing.

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