verb (used with object), a·roused, a·rous·ing.
verb (used without object), a·roused, a·rous·ing.
SYNONYMS FOR arouse
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WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH arousearose, arouse
Example sentences from the Web for arouse
The interest it aroused among potential customers, and even competitors, was such that they have since pursued and honed the idea.Electric propulsion makes this French submarine concept extra sneaky|Christina Mackenzie|November 30, 2020|Popular Science
She found that “a moderate level of fear-arousing sensationalism” in such messages could increase user engagement.How Social Media Is Shaping Our Fears of — and Response to — the Coronavirus|Alejandro de la Garza|March 16, 2020|Time
There is something downright arousing about eating with one's hands.
Scratch that: these are actually more cringe-worthy than arousing.'50 Shades of Grey' Author E.L. James to Publish Writing Advice Guide|Molly Taylor|March 11, 2013|DAILY BEAST
According to the dictionary, it is “arousing a sympathetic response.”Saudi Arabia’s Religious Police Outlaw ‘Tempting Eyes’|David Keyes|November 19, 2011|DAILY BEAST
Afterward, the company became timid and slow, almost afraid to compete for fear of arousing more scrutiny.
The downside of a writer “arousing love” is literary groupies.
The arousing of the fundamental instincts of these human beings had, indeed, enormously emphasized the animal in them.Hilda Lessways|Arnold Bennett
The person who had the privilege of arousing the American's attention to no eminent degree was the White Scalper.The Border Rifles|Gustave Aimard
Nevertheless, when morning came and the sun was wide awake, I had no little trouble in arousing the children.Gardens of the Caribbees, v. 1/2|Ida May Hill Starr
The object of Gracchus was to break the political union between the two factions by arousing the points of antagonism.The Two Great Republics: Rome and the United States|James Hamilton Lewis
She would have been amazed could she have guessed that she was actually arousing him to resentment.Hidden Gold|Wilder Anthony