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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR AROUSES

And yet it first arouses our suspicion of the probity and reality of Gorki's types.

And when a dream is so intense that it arouses the soul—then we must attend to it.

It arouses no enthusiasm; it merely begets heat by friction.

He knows what he wants, has confidence in himself, and arouses confidence in others.

It calls into play every intellectual faculty; it arouses and inspires.

The one arouses our compassion, while the other excites our contempt and just indignation.

When they see any body with a clean shirt on, it arouses their scorn.

To-day it attracts, arouses, energizes, and ennobles a multitude.

It arouses confidence and a reasonable hopefulness as optimism does not.

It arouses savage feelings, and helps keep the child a savage.

WORD ORIGIN

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

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