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synonyms for roust

  • motivate
  • provoke
  • rouse
  • rout
  • stir
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How to use roust in a sentence

No, if Leonard stand, I roust first see to get him in; and next, to keep Egerton out.
MY NOVEL, COMPLETEEDWARD BULWER-LYTTON
Whenever the father builds, games, or electioneers, the heir and title roust go to market.
THE HEIRESS;JOHN BURGOYNE
I said he'd better roust the old josser out, and be damned smart about it.
PINCHER MARTIN, O.D.H. TAPRELL DORLING
Several persons were drowned at Coburn, Mrs. Roust and three children among the number.
HISTORY OF THE JOHNSTOWN FLOODWILLIS FLETCHER JOHNSON
To make his acceptance of the situation easier, his only course was to roust his friend's anger.
THE VICTIMTHOMAS DIXON
Now you know a fellow couldn't roust out such a gaily thing as that in a little country town like this.
THE CURIOUS REPUBLIC OF GONDOUR AND OTHER WHIMSICAL SKETCHESMARK TWAIN (SAMUEL CLEMENS)
Now you know a fellow couldn't roust out such a gaily thing as that in a little country-town like this.
SKETCHES NEW AND OLD, COMPLETEMARK TWAIN (SAMUEL CLEMENS)
He's a sort of a roust-about for 'Squire Brookhouse, but the 'squire don't appear to work him very hard.
OUT OF A LABYRINTHLAWRENCE L. LYNCH
The Republican party would lect them and the Democratic party roust them out of office.
SLAVE NARRATIVES: A FOLK HISTORY OF SLAVERY IN THE UNITED STATES FROM INTERVIEWS WITH FORMER SLAVES, ARKANSAS NARRATIVES, PART 4WORK PROJECTS ADMINISTRATION
The burgomaster Roust, who had fought at Marignan, presided at the conference.
HISTORY OF THE REFORMATION OF THE SIXTEENTH CENTURY, VOLUME IIIJ. H. MERLE D'AUBIGN
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