verb (used with object), a·roused, a·rous·ing.
verb (used without object), a·roused, a·rous·ing.
SYNONYMS FOR arouse
Can be confusedarose arouse
Examples 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.
A mosque is neither factory nor fortress: Why should it arouse either envy or fear?
She had a power over this young man; she could arouse all the latent nobility which he possessed.The Honorable Miss|L. T. Meade
I try to arouse the imagination of the student first of all.Piano Mastery|Harriette Brower
I do not intend to arouse sympathetic emotions on our behalf.The Jewish State|Theodor Herzl
Instead of again trying to arouse French interest, he decided to make the next experiment at home.American Inventions and Inventors|William A. Mowry
The sight of the pigs turning in disgust from the rotten ears seemed to arouse Boldwood, and he one evening sent for Oak.Far from the Madding Crowd|Thomas Hardy