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  • verbwake
  • verbstimulate, excite

synonyms for roused

  • arouse
  • awake
  • awaken
  • get up
  • stir
  • wake up
  • call
  • raise
  • rise
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antonyms for roused

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  • calm
  • deaden
  • go to sleep
  • lull
  • decrease
  • drop
  • ignore
  • lessen
  • lower
  • stop
  • disenchant
  • dull
  • nap
  • sleep
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How to use roused in a sentence

At any rate his stirring advice and the dispatches he brought roused the military authorities at Meerut into activity.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
Ripperda roused himself from his portentous trance, and arrayed his noble figure in the rugged habiliments of the muleteer.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
Lost as he was to most external things, Hugh roused himself to some surprise at the name of the hotel.
ROSEMARY IN SEARCH OF A FATHERC. N. WILLIAMSON
And here he might have stopped with safety; but his roused, suspicious, sensitive nature, would not suffer him.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
This, added to Woolf's sarcastic manner of speech, roused Trevithick's anger.
LIFE OF RICHARD TREVITHICK, VOLUME II (OF 2)FRANCIS TREVITHICK
His temper was lively but though quickly roused soon subsided, and he never harboured resentment.
FIFTY YEARS OF RAILWAY LIFE IN ENGLAND, SCOTLAND AND IRELANDJOSEPH TATLOW
The kind honest sympathy of this true friend roused Dorothy from her stupor of grief.
THE WORLD BEFORE THEMSUSANNA MOODIE
The news of Bruce's revolt and the death of Comyn roused Edward into full martial vigour.
KING ROBERT THE BRUCEA. F. MURISON
Instantly Eudora, who had seemed so listless, woke up with all the hospitality of her Southern nature roused to action.
THE CROMPTONSMARY J. HOLMES
The shot had roused neighboring flocks; several dark clouds had risen simultaneously, but in a few moments they settled again.
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WORDS RELATED TO ROUSED

  • about
  • active
  • afoot
  • alert
  • awake
  • roused
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