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aroused

[ uh-rouzd ]
/ əˈraʊzd /
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adjective

stirred up to strong response: The Legislature must answer for its actions to an informed and highly aroused public.
showing or feeling sexual excitement: "I must ask you that question more often, husband," she says, an aroused glow in her eyes.
awake and alert: In this long arctic winter the new moon makes me lethargic, and conversely the full moon keeps me pleasantly aroused and energetic.

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Origin of aroused

un·a·roused, adjectivewell-a·roused, adjective
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