Arouse is defined as to inspire awareness or excitement.(verb)
An example of the word arouse is when a teacher creates an excitement in students about learning.
The definition of arouse is to awake.(verb)
An example of arouse is when a parent wakes a child to get him out of bed in the morning.
See arouse in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: a-, intens. + rouse
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verb a·roused, a·rous·ing, a·rous·es verb, transitive
Origin: From rouse
Origin: , on the model of such pairs as rise, arise.
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