verb (used with object), a·roused, a·rous·ing.
verb (used without object), a·roused, a·rous·ing.
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WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH arousearose, arouse
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Example sentences from the Web for arouse
She sought to arouse what attention she could by running for governor as the most libertine of libertarians.Kristin Davis, Self-Styled Spitzer Madam, Is Arraigned on Drug Charges|Michael Daly|August 7, 2013|DAILY BEAST
She was more interested in the way fashion played out in popular culture, they way it could arouse, empower and provoke.Helen Gurley Brown’s Fashion Sense: the Power of Cleavage|Robin Givhan|August 14, 2012|DAILY BEAST
But while horror films excite and arouse, they “often leave people feeling nervous and unsettled,” despite any catharsis.
The idea that women must be cloaked and hidden from display lest they arouse male lust is not unique to Islam.
Why did such a simple, grainy, black-and-white photograph arouse such reaction?Obama Was Right to Censor the Osama bin Laden Photo|Harold Evans|May 5, 2011|DAILY BEAST
The student who does not intend to arouse himself need hope for no keen sense of beauty.Expressive Voice Culture|Jessie Eldridge Southwick
If he had set out to arouse emotion in these two sluggish breasts he had done so with a vengeance.The Joyous Adventures of Aristide Pujol|William J. Locke
All arouse themselves, thinking at first that it is a fire; but the master of the house springing up, throws the window open.Skipper Worse|Alexander Lange Kielland
Her soul, untouched by human passion or human skill, demands the power of god-like genius to arouse it.The Fifth String |John Philip Sousa
Evidently the stranger was not impressed by Scattergood in a manner to arouse him to a notable exertion of courtesy.Scattergood Baines|Clarence Budington Kelland