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synonyms for arouses

  • 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
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antonyms for arouses

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  • calm
  • cease
  • discourage
  • disenchant
  • dissuade
  • halt
  • prevent
  • put out
  • stop
  • bore
  • dishearten
  • dull
  • ignore
  • receive
  • lull
  • quiet
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How to use arouses in a sentence

Since noticing this peculiarity I have watched them at every feeding, and it is only the corn that arouses them to music.
THE RED COW AND HER FRIENDSPETER MCARTHUR
When one has waited so long, impatience sleeps soundly, arouses with the sluggishness of unbelief itself.
BLAZED TRAIL STORIESSTEWART EDWARD WHITE
The scene arouses anger in the breast of a nice American with a grey moustache and keen grey eyes, who shares our compartment.
ROUND THE WONDERFUL WORLDG. E. MITTON
The thought aroused her as a knock on the door arouses a sleeper.
THE BEACH OF DREAMSH. DE VERE STACPOOLE
None the less, in most persons, the sight of the former act arouses less disgust than that of the latter.
THE SEXUAL LIFE OF THE CHILDALBERT MOLL
Moreover, since hoe-culture demands a very much greater expenditure of human energy, it arouses stronger emotions.
ELEMENTS OF FOLK PSYCHOLOGYWILHELM WUNDT
The heroic hero, of course, arouses far greater admiration and enthusiasm than did the mrchen-hero.
ELEMENTS OF FOLK PSYCHOLOGYWILHELM WUNDT
A vivid experience is one that excites and arouses us, strongly stimulating our feelings.
THE SCIENCE OF HUMAN NATUREWILLIAM HENRY PYLE
Every wrongly used voice arouses in the listener sympathetic sensations of throat contraction.
THE PSYCHOLOGY OF SINGINGDAVID C. TAYLOR
Luther proposes remedies for all these evils, and energetically arouses the German nobility to put an end to Roman depredation.
HISTORY OF THE REFORMATION IN THE SIXTEENTH CENTURY, VOL 2J. H. MERLE D'AUBIGN
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