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synonyms for arousing

  • 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 arousing

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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 arousing in a sentence

The interest it aroused among potential customers, and even competitors, was such that they have since pursued and honed the idea.
ELECTRIC PROPULSION MAKES THIS FRENCH SUBMARINE CONCEPT EXTRA SNEAKYCHRISTINA MACKENZIENOVEMBER 30, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
She found that “a moderate level of fear-arousing sensationalism” in such messages could increase user engagement.
HOW SOCIAL MEDIA IS SHAPING OUR FEARS OF — AND RESPONSE TO — THE CORONAVIRUSALEJANDRO DE LA GARZAMARCH 16, 2020TIME
The arousing of the fundamental instincts of these human beings had, indeed, enormously emphasized the animal in them.
HILDA LESSWAYSARNOLD BENNETT
The person who had the privilege of arousing the American's attention to no eminent degree was the White Scalper.
THE BORDER RIFLESGUSTAVE AIMARD
Nevertheless, when morning came and the sun was wide awake, I had no little trouble in arousing the children.
GARDENS OF THE CARIBBEES, V. 1/2IDA MAY HILL STARR
The object of Gracchus was to break the political union between the two factions by arousing the points of antagonism.
THE TWO GREAT REPUBLICS: ROME AND THE UNITED STATESJAMES HAMILTON LEWIS
She would have been amazed could she have guessed that she was actually arousing him to resentment.
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Mauler Mills, is arousing intense excitement throughout the country.
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOL. 147, SEPTEMBER 2ND, 1914VARIOUS
Meanwhile Wallenstein was again arousing the suspicions of his nominal allies.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 11, SLICE 8VARIOUS
He was like some terrible tocsin, never rung till danger was imminent, but then arousing cities and nations as one man.
HARPER'S NEW MONTHLY MAGAZINE, NO. VII, DECEMBER 1850, VOL. IIVARIOUS
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