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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Arouse  \A*rouse"\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Aroused};  p.  pr  &  vb 
  n.  {Arousing}.]  [Pref.  a-  +  rouse.] 
  To  excite  to  action  from  a  state  of  rest;  to  stir,  or  put  in 
  motion  or  exertion;  to  rouse;  to  excite;  as  to  arouse  one 
  from  sleep;  to  arouse  the  dormant  faculties. 
 
  Grasping  his  spear,  forth  issued  to  arouse  His  brother, 
  mighty  sovereign  on  the  host.  --Cowper. 
 
  No  suspicion  was  aroused.  --Merivale. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  aroused 
  adj  1:  aroused  to  action  "the  aroused  opposition" 
  2:  emotionally  aroused  [syn:  {stimulated},  {stirred},  {stirred 
  up}] 
  3:  brought  to  a  state  of  great  tension;  "all  wound  up  for  a 
  fight"  [syn:  {wound  up}] 
  4:  feeling  great  sexual  desire;  "feeling  horny"  [syn:  {horny}, 
  {randy},  {ruttish},  {turned  on(p)}] 
  5:  keenly  excited  (especially  sexually)  or  indicating 
  excitement;  "his  face  all  ablaze  with  excitement"-  Bram 
  Stoker;  "he  was  aflame  with  desire"  [syn:  {ablaze},  {aflame}, 
  {turned  on(p)}] 
  6:  of  persons;  excessively  affected  by  emotion;  "he  would 
  become  emotional  over  nothing  at  all"  [syn:  {emotional},  {excited}] 




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