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  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. 




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