Thesaurus / rouse
EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB
He knew that would only rouse his emotions and weaken his courage.
THE LOST PRINCEFRANCES HODGSON BURNETT
Then a reminiscence, which had never before failed to rouse indignation in her, made her laugh.
CASHEL BYRON'S PROFESSIONGEORGE BERNARD SHAW
Then as they heard nothing to rouse their fears, they moved cautiously up the side of the ridge.
THE WAR TRAILELMER RUSSELL GREGOR
But now the pack began to rouse up and show its rage under the calm, careless, defiant contempt with which it was being treated.
THE LOST MIDDYGEORGE MANVILLE FENN
They thought that the object of worship in church was to rouse men to think and act about the problems of the world.
OUR LEGAL HERITAGE, 5TH ED.S. A. REILLY
Cartwell alone was able to rouse her listless eyes to interest.
THE HEART OF THE DESERTHONOR WILLSIE MORROW
When the tidings of the battle arrived, Patrick Henry exclaimed: "This was needed to rouse the country to action."
THE HAND OF PROVIDENCEJ. H. WARD
They rouse the commiseration of the populace, which at Paris is easily stimulated and frenzied.
A PHILOSOPHICAL DICTIONARY, VOLUME 7 (OF 10)FRANOIS-MARIE AROUET (AKA VOLTAIRE)
The silence and the gloom and the oppressively scented air seemed to rouse his caution.
THE GRIZZLY KINGJAMES OLIVER CURWOOD
But it was difficult to rouse emotion concerning things which we glided by without visiting.
IT HAPPENED IN EGYPTC. N. WILLIAMSON
WORDS RELATED TO ROUSE
- feed the fire
- stir up
- touch off
- wake up
- work up
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