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  • He must see how far he can go without arousing too much opposition. Cited from Making of a Nation, by Charles Foster Kent and Jeremiah Whipple Jenks
  • Public interest was aroused through numerous news stories - including a feature in Life magazine.
  • My fear was that they might not be able again to arouse themselves. Cited from Will Weatherhelm, by W.H.G. Kingston
  • Here he saw himself, as he visited house after house, arousing boy after boy. Cited from The Knights of the White Shield, by Edward A. Rand
  • I knew full well that he would arouse us at the approach of danger. Cited from My First Voyage to Southern Seas, by W.H.G. Kingston
  • Then they would arouse themselves and try to get hold of me. Cited from Three Boys in the Wild North Land, by Egerton Ryerson Young
  • At any moment they might arouse the enemy, who would soon have stopped their progress. Cited from The Loss of the Royal George, by W.H.G. Kingston
  • She said she was never interested in arousing men, she just wanted to dance.
  • I knew that I must arouse myself, or it would master me completely. Cited from Manco, the Peruvian Chief, by W.H.G. Kingston
  • When we have one idea, what other idea will this arouse? Cited from The Science of Human Nature, by William Henry Pyle
  • For she saw that this was the very thing needed to arouse her father to action. Cited from The Moving Picture Girls, by Laura Lee Hope
  • If you would arouse fire in your spectators you must first feel fire within you. Cited from Writing the Photoplay, by J. Berg Esenwein and Arthur Leeds
  • The system, though arousing interest, was not well received by those who studied it.
  • The newspaper aroused so much controversy that it was taken to court many times.
  • Literature and art here performed the part that war did in other countries in arousing a national spirit. Cited from A General History, by P. V. N. Myers
  • It was some time before I could arouse him and bring him down to let me in. Cited from Kilgorman, A Story of Ireland in 1798, by Talbot Baines Reed
  • I know only too well that it would arouse all his bad passions. Cited from Uncle Rutherford's Nieces, by Joanna H. Mathews
  • This had probably been done with the view of arousing me from sleep. Cited from The Works of Edgar Allan Poe V2[Raven Edition]
  • Would she find the necessary means at hand without arousing the household? Cited from A Village Ophelia and Other Stories, by Anne Reeve Aldrich
  • Yet he is today quite unknown, in spite of the new interest aroused by popular literature.
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Words starting with arouse

Meaning of arouse

  • verb Call forth (emotions, feelings, and responses)
    arouse pity, raise a smile, evoke sympathy
  • verb To begin moving, "as the thunder started the sleeping children began to stir"
  • verb Stimulate sexually
    This movie usually arouses the male audience