arouse: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (u-rouz'), [key]
— v., a•roused, a•rous•ing.
- to stir to action or strong response; excite: to arouse a crowd; to arouse suspicion.
- to stimulate sexually.
- to awaken; wake up: The footsteps aroused the dog.
- to awake or become aroused: At dawn the farmers began to arouse.
- arouse (Thesaurus)