verb (used with object), a·roused, a·rous·ing.
verb (used without object), a·roused, a·rous·ing.
- around the bend,
- around the corner,
- around the world in eighty days,
- arp, jean,
Origin of arouse
Examples from the Web for arousing
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 elusiveness at Obama's core, which once served him so well, has turned back on itself, arousing suspicions.
For answer Johnny whistled once, cupping his lips with his hands, to reduce the likelihood of arousing anyone on board.Sign of the Green Arrow|Roy J. (Roy Judson) Snell
This manner of arousing the expectations of her subjects was one of her ways of securing their faithfulness.In the Days of Queen Elizabeth|Eva March Tappan
I suffered the fate of most neutral powers, and succeeded in arousing the suspicions of both belligerents.The Sixth Sense|Stephen McKenna
As to arousing the interest of the audience, it is clear that very little specific advice can be given.Play-Making|William Archer
A mere enumeration of the modes in which he assisted in arousing attention to science among all classes would fill many pages.Thomas Henry Huxley; A Sketch Of His Life And Work|P. Chalmers Mitchell