arouse vs rouse

arouse rouse

Definitions

  • 1) The act of arousing; an alarm.
  • 2) To stimulate feelings.
  • 3) To wake from sleep or stupor.
  • 4) To sexually stimulate.
  • 5) to begin moving,
  • 6) Synonyms To rouse, wake up, awaken, animate, incite, stimulate, kindle, warm.
  • 7) To excite into action; stir or put in motion or exertion; awaken: as, to arouse attention; to arouse one from sleep; to arouse dormant faculties.
  • 8) To cause (someone) to be active, attentive, or excited.
  • 9) To stimulate sexual desire in.
  • 10) To awaken (someone) from sleep.
  • 11) To give rise to (a feeling, for example); stir up: synonym: provoke.
  • 12) To excite to action from a state of rest; to stir, or put in motion or exertion; to rouse; to excite

Definitions

  • 1) an official ceremony over drinks
  • 2) an arousal
  • 3) military The sounding of a bugle in the morning after reveille, to signal that soldiers are to rise from bed, often the rouse.
  • 4) obsolete A bumper in honor of a toast or health.
  • 5) A carousal; a festival; a drinking frolic.
  • 6) Hence Noise; intemperate mirth.
  • 7) Wine or other liquor considered as an inducement to mirth or drunkenness; a full glass; a bumper.
  • 8) An arousing; a sudden start or movement, as from torpor or inaction; also, a signal for arousing or starting up; the reveille.
  • 9) to provoke (someone) to anger or action
  • 10) obsolete To be excited to thought or action from a state of indolence or inattention.
  • 11) nautical To pull by main strength; to haul
  • 12) to wake or be awoken from sleep, or from apathy
  • 13) (Naut.) To pull or haul strongly and all together, as upon a rope, without the assistance of mechanical appliances.
  • 14) become active
  • 15) Sameasroose.
  • 16) To wake (someone) up.
  • 17) To give rise to; bring about.
  • 18) To awaken.
  • 19) To become active, attentive, or excited.
  • 20) To cause (someone) to be active, attentive, or excited; stir up. synonym: provoke.
  • 21) obsolete To get or start up; to rise.
  • 22) To be exited to thought or action from a state of indolence or inattention.
  • 23) To awake from sleep or repose.
  • 24) To wake from sleep or repose.
  • 25) To excite to lively thought or action from a state of idleness, languor, stupidity, or indifference.
  • 26) To cause to start from a covert or lurking place.
  • 27) obsolete To raise; to make erect.
  • 28) To put in motion; to stir up; to agitate.

Examples

  • 1) There are few food topics that arouse as much emotion as fish and chips.
  • 2) Were they times of change and did they arouse very different feelings in you?
  • 3) It was not intended to arouse the tender emotions.
  • 4) It is an art form with a chequered history that arouses strong emotions.
  • 5) The arts should arouse strong feelings and should be presented by people who care.
  • 6) Loans and foreign investment were encouraged in one decade only to arouse a nationalist reaction against foreign dependency in another.
  • 7) Country Road, "or something equally simple, for I would not have the title arouse any appetite which the book itself could not satisfy.
  • 8) Following the links as the descriptive page titles arouse your interest can keep you occupied for quite a while.
  • 9) * By "arouse," I don't mean sexually, I am referring to Marvel and DC's ongoing use of "events" and "deaths" to arouse interest in SCSJ** instead of quality comic book storytelling that would attract a far wider audience.
  • 10) He could "arouse" life in me, because he was so refreshing to be around.
  • 11) 'arouse' the millions of Nintendo's core gamers that also own Wiis and felt understandably uninspired by the announcement of the Vitality Sensor.
  • 12) The fact that there are 12,000,000 defectives in the US should arouse our best endeavors to push this procedure to the maximum.
  • 13) It helps explain why, in these hard times, she and her legacy arouse even more interest than they did in the boom era at the end of the 20th century.
  • 14) “The use of the word ‘Allah’ by non-Muslims may arouse sensitivity and create confusion among Muslims in the country,” Abdullah Mohd Zin said.
  • 15) She is not the woman to arouse in me such uncontrolled desire that for gratification I would do one ill deed, or put the slightest hurt upon the least of human creatures.
  • 16) ‘Accepting a position at Princeton, he attended a course on knot theory by R Fox and from this his interest was aroused in combinatorial group theory.’
  • 17) ‘My interest was aroused in him because of the book that he was carrying.’
  • 18) ‘Their confusion about how to shape their lives in response to these conditions arouses anxiety, and many abuse their spouse and children or turn to drugs and alcohol to alleviate their tension.’
  • 19) ‘And the coverage of U.S. atrocities aroused feelings of shame rather than pride.’
  • 20) ‘‘In a few days the settlers have succeeded in arousing feelings of disgust that they did not manage to arouse for decades,’ said newspaper commentator Sima Kadmon.’
  • 21) ‘The book is something of a tour de force in creating sympathy for a character who, properly speaking, ought to arouse feelings of contempt.’
  • 22) ‘The words of Gu's mother would probably arouse jealous feelings among parents living a century and a half ago.’
  • 23) ‘But once you saw such amazement in their eyes, it aroused a feeling of pride and some of your own amazement at the beauty.’
  • 24) ‘At the same time, the economic processes at work in society arouse feelings of anxiety and apprehension among servicemen.’
  • 25) ‘Changes in timbre, in speed, in tone are intended to arouse feelings in the listener, such as passion or jealousy.’
  • 26) ‘They arouse feelings of nostalgia, but are still manufactured for use today.’
  • 27) ‘He has repeatedly called for negotiations on Kashmir; there has never been a Pakistani head of state more willing to talk about an issue that arouses violent feelings on both sides.’
  • 28) ‘In this atmosphere the approaching memorial day arouses feelings of unease, more than anything else.’
  • 29) ‘The feelings aroused by Princess Diana, and her very public falling out with the House of Windsor, were just as strong.’
  • 30) ‘Alarmed at the violent feelings aroused by the crime, Judge Cornelius Hedges closed the hearings to the public.’
  • 31) ‘I can only hope that it may arouse interest, some sympathy and understanding for fellow human beings in wretched circumstances.’
  • 32) ‘Even a normal, healthy body weight may arouse feelings of tension and panic.’
  • 33) ‘You should work with a topic that arouses real feelings, something that actually touches you or feels a little raw.’
  • 34) ‘Further allegations of anti-Catholicism from prominent figures including Cardinal Logue aroused sectarian feelings which led to jeering and hissing on 8 May.’
  • 35) ‘Immediately I am aroused by a strong, familiar, and comforting smell.’
  • 36) ‘The aim seemed solely to arouse people emotionally and expose basic instincts without any component of catharsis or cleansing as was the norm with the calypso art-form of yesteryear.’
  • 37) ‘Resistance to the British in Virginia, he wrote, was like ‘a shock of electricity, arousing every man and placing him erect and solidly on his centre.’’
  • 38) ‘It is a state of mind that inspires and arouses us to put action into the task at hand.’
  • 39) ‘But now the people are aroused and agitated by Bush's failures to deliver on his two big bets.’
  • 40) ‘Behind the ‘safety’ of the performance space, dance figures are used to arouse the crowd through their animation of, most usually, the distinctly taboo.’
  • 41) ‘That easy promise he'd made not to pray was the means of arousing him to meet the God who inspires and hears and answers prayer.’
  • 42) ‘Another example of this method of arousing the people came in his speech to the House of Commons after the fall of France when Britain was on her own and a German invasion seemed certain.’
  • 43) ‘Now the parliamentarians are grasping for the last means of arousing the people in order to win them over to their cause once again: giving back their mandate.’
  • 44) ‘It came to power by making blood-curdling calls designed to arouse voters.’
  • 45) ‘The food that arouses men most through smell alone includes cinnamon buns, roast meat and cheese pizza.’
  • 46) ‘A continued litany from speeches in the House to churches in their districts aroused the inner-city residents to come to the aid of a country founded by slaves.’
  • 47) ‘However, this is Hollywood: just as we are aroused by the images of disaster films, we are exhilarated by scenes of destruction.’
  • 48) ‘She further aroused the fans, kissing her fist and shaking it in the air after winning the second set.’
  • 49) ‘Acts of this sort arouse every cultured person and no haziness or lack of clarity can excuse them.’
  • 50) ‘It didn't offend me, amuse me, arouse me, repel me, seduce me or astound me.’
  • 51) ‘Scientific work in the 1970s and 1980s into acid rain had a strong effect on arousing governments and the public, and reducing sulphur emissions.’
  • 52) ‘The writer's mission is to care about and contemplate man's fate and existing conditions in order to arouse other people to care and think.’
  • 53) ‘Regional politicians found it was easy to arouse people on issues like regional pride.’
  • 54) ‘The reason is that merely arousing people to action once may not suffice to bring them out of lethargy.’
  • 55) ‘Some boys reported that he was sexually aroused when he did this and others reported being shown pornography.’
  • 56) ‘Up until now, few had tried to develop a drug to sexually arouse women because the task involves more than getting blood to move around.’
  • 57) ‘He says it is something that will sexually arouse a person every time he/she is exposed to the stimulus.’
  • 58) ‘It's healthy that you've been able to identify one of the things that arouses you sexually.’
  • 59) ‘However, could the amount of oestrogen ‘shed’ into the atmosphere by sexually aroused women really reach the kind of levels required to trigger puberty?’
  • 60) ‘Some people are sexually aroused by the strangest things.’
  • 61) ‘Young adolescent boys are aroused by sexual imagery, and they burn with longing for sexual contact.’
  • 62) ‘She is glad that she aroused him sexually, and looks forward to frustrating him.’
  • 63) ‘He indicated that he was sexually aroused by the female complainant.’
  • 64) ‘A Northwestern University study found that both gay and heterosexual women are aroused by girl-on-girl erotica.’
  • 65) ‘How dare that the censors think we'd be sexually aroused by such scenes?’
  • 66) ‘We were talking about reading when she admitted that she gets really sexually aroused by books.’
  • 67) ‘Hundreds of complaints about an advert for Mazda, that showed a female mannequin becoming sexually aroused by a driving experience, have been rejected.’
  • 68) ‘An exhibitionist is sexually aroused by the shock or surprise of the victim.’
  • 69) ‘He lay on top of her for a moment, savoring the passion, until she moved her hips, arousing him even more.’
  • 70) ‘The physical parts always feel very real to me, and arouse me.’
  • 71) ‘He discovers he is aroused by jealousy, so he encourages the young doctor to flirt with his wife.’
  • 72) ‘Another letter was from a woman complaining that her husband could not arouse her as well as an ex-lover.’
  • 73) ‘When he spoke, she was able to feel his breath on her skin, caressing her, hugging her, arousing her.’
  • 74) ‘While men are aroused visually, women are more aroused by words.’
  • 75) ‘This had probably been done with the view of arousing me from sleep.’
  • 76) ‘One evening, after the household had gone to sleep, Jane was aroused by the smell of smoke - to find Mr. Rochester's bed on fire.’
  • 77) ‘On admission to the PACU, Mrs L's vital signs were stable, and she was aroused from sleep easily.’
  • 78) ‘It was only then that the sound of approaching feet had aroused her from her slumber.’
  • 79) ‘Then I went to bed and fell into one of my terrible sleeps, from which I was aroused in about two hours by a still more terrible shock.’
  • 80) ‘My alarm went off at six-thirty the next morning, arousing me from a peaceful sleep.’
  • 81) ‘I went downstairs and aroused my father from his slumber.’
  • 82) ‘Anything out of the ordinary could arouse her from her precarious slumber.’
  • 83) ‘A knock on her bedroom door aroused her from her reverie.’
  • 84) ‘Walking towards her, I tried to arouse her, but she would not wake.’
  • 85) ‘She walked slowly down the main hall towards the room that her mother occupied on her visits, still drowsy from being aroused from her sleep.’
  • 86) ‘After doing so she brushed her teeth, and then attempted to arouse her siblings from sleep.’
  • 87) ‘A herdsman, aroused from sleep by their presence stared at them briefly from behind a low wall, blinking with a look as blank as his charges.’
  • 88) ‘She held the box and stopped crying, falling into a deep sleep which hourly examinations could not arouse.’
  • 89) ‘Gradually, the patient spends more time sleeping during the day and at times is difficult to arouse.’
  • 90) ‘At home, if gentle stimulation fails to arouse the child, the caretaker should try more vigorous stimulation and provide CPR if necessary.’
  • 91) ‘These episodes may necessitate stimulation or resuscitation to arouse the child and reinitiate regular breathing.’
  • 92) ‘An explosion aroused him from his trance, the fire to burn the inn down had reached the bar and ignited it's contents, sending the fire into a massive wall of death.’
  • 93) ‘Finally, the bell rang arousing me from my thoughts.’
  • 94) ‘We should realize that maybe the emergence of UPS will arouse us from a state of complacency and readies us for the grim challenges lying ahead.’

Examples

  • 1) He finally roused his wallowing body from the foam.
  • 2) It was a real poacher's goal - one that roused the crowd and the home side.
  • 3) Few things rouse your anger more than arrangements that are underhand.
  • 4) This chaotic week is bound to rouse feelings of vulnerability.
  • 5) There are games you might go behind and the crowd can rouse you.
  • 6) It was not just the crowd who appeared roused by his arrival.
  • 7) He signed to them not to give vent to any cry of admiration that might rouse suspicion.
  • 8) Cabin crew should rouse sleeping passengers to encourage them to spend money.
  • 9) True, this may rouse feelings that you must defend the underdog.
  • 10) This won't be easy and could rouse vulnerable feelings.
  • 11) There has been no suggestion that the student roused any suspicions while in Britain.
  • 12) Meanwhile, the camp that had been quietly rioting towards sleep was roused to a frenzy of wailing.
  • 13) The hours were long and in the darkest stretches of the night they were often roused from sleep by a fresh demand from the bosses.
  • 14) Ditto his opponent, who likes to punch the air and rouse the crowd when he wins an important leg or set.
  • 15) After its passage along corridors and down flights of stairs, it seemed far too faint to rouse a heavily sleeping man.
  • 16) His support for higher capital requirements and desire to make banks draw a line around their high street operations has also roused the ire of senior bankers.
  • 17) A prolonged siege on the Hull goal roused the home crowd.
  • 18) Almost as a cheerleader rousing the crowd at a game, the leader uses his or her influence to bring out the best in others.
  • 19) Some involve plans you've regarded as unchanging, others rouse unsettling feelings of vulnerability.
  • 20) The music, which should be the key element, failed to rouse the crowd until the very end.
  • 21) Because honour is central to your values, the unfair situations you're facing are rousing a righteous ire.
  • 22) It is real, sometimes a balm and sometimes an irritant, a cause of solace but something that can also rouse you to anger or despair.
  • 23) ‘Joe was roused from his sleep by Azara promptly jumping on the bed and pulling on his arm.’
  • 24) ‘The morning's first rays of sunlight flooded the tiny tower room, rousing Callista from her sleep.’
  • 25) ‘On the other side of him, men, women, and children were rousing themselves from sleep and moving sluggishly to the fire to get warm.’
  • 26) ‘And the cat glared back, plainly annoyed at being roused from its sound sleep.’
  • 27) ‘Just about that time Jon emerged from the house bare foot and looking much like he had just been roused from sleep.’
  • 28) ‘What sounded like a stampede of wild rhinoceroses roused her from her sleep.’
  • 29) ‘Nick was roused from sleep with a jolt, his beeper sounding loudly next to him.’
  • 30) ‘She didn't know what had roused her from her sleep, and she sat in bed thinking for a moment.’
  • 31) ‘‘Mmm, no,’ I protested to whoever was shaking my shoulder gently, trying to rouse me from sleep.’
  • 32) ‘The thick windows distorted the rays of the morning sun, but the light was still enough to rouse Jantha from her sleep.’
  • 33) ‘His blonde hair was still wet from the shower, so he shook cold droplets off onto Abbey's stomach, which immediately roused her from sleep.’
  • 34) ‘A soft knock on the door barely roused Alex from his deep sleep.’
  • 35) ‘The deafening echo of gunfire roused Lourdes from her sleep.’
  • 36) ‘A shaft of light moved across my eyes, rousing me from deep slumber.’
  • 37) ‘Ralph tries to rouse her out of her deep sleep, but the doctors tell him it would take a miracle to wake her.’
  • 38) ‘Max called, rousing Miguel from the light sleep he had fallen into.’
  • 39) ‘Haskell, who has been sleeping in the front passenger's seat, cannot be roused and seems to be dead or at least unconscious.’
  • 40) ‘A weak cry roused her just as she was nodding off to sleep.’
  • 41) ‘When we visited his house, a national monument from the nineteenth century, the docent who let us in seemed to have been roused from a nap.’
  • 42) ‘There, I roused Elroth and Rain, leading them both out.’
  • 43) ‘As he slowly stood up, Jeremy roused from his sleep.’
  • 44) ‘Isabella roused from sleep what seemed like an eternity later, disturbed by something she could not identify.’
  • 45) ‘He still hadn't roused from his sleep, and she was getting worried.’
  • 46) ‘Bryan was sure it was after noon when he roused from sleep, or close to it.’
  • 47) ‘He roused from his sleep, being perfectly attentive the moment his eyes opened.’
  • 48) ‘I roused from the sleep one of them had put me in and I immediately got up out of the silky sheets.’
  • 49) ‘The men roused from their sleep and prepared for battle in the early hours of the morning.’
  • 50) ‘Miguel stirred and roused from sleep as the sound of footsteps echoed in the room and the lights came on.’
  • 51) ‘Her soldiers were sleeping and few were even rousing.’
  • 52) ‘Harry wakes up weary, but rouses quickly and showers, resigned to being late for the day's meetings.’
  • 53) ‘As I roused from sleep again, my back stinging from sleeping on the floor, I heard footsteps on the stairs.’
  • 54) ‘When they roused in the morning, Cecilia had 15 angry messages on her cell phone.’
  • 55) ‘He waited a few minutes to make sure his son didn't rouse then moved the book so that it lay on the bed beside him, within easy reach of Adam's hand.’
  • 56) ‘He set his equipment beside the campfire, patted Tyler's head enough to make him just start to rouse, then flashed a wicked grin before moving to the shadows.’
  • 57) ‘When he rouses, she explains the whole situation to him, her actions, and about the fire.’
  • 58) ‘I wasn't sure if I was still dreaming or not, but as I slowly roused from the first peaceful slumber I'd had in a week, I felt a gentle hand caressing my hair.’
  • 59) ‘Ryan roused as the sun beamed blearily through the gathered clouds over him, light in the early hours of dawn.’
  • 60) ‘He smiled wryly as she roused, and tried to struggle.’
  • 61) ‘Lily found him asleep, but he roused when she came in.’
  • 62) ‘As Jamie secured the last of the bandages, Cale finally roused.’
  • 63) ‘The racket was tremendous, and eventually caused Mara to rouse himself from study and look over the rails just as a fifty-foot high pillar roared past and set the sky alight with Imperial flame.’
  • 64) ‘Any ruler who wishes to attain his noblest ends must rouse himself to follow the dictates of virtue in all his public acts.’
  • 65) ‘Kara tried unsuccessfully to rouse herself from her stupor.’
  • 66) ‘After half an hour or so a sexton will bustle in to prepare for Mass, and Nora will rouse herself and peek outside.’
  • 67) ‘I merely wish to get up and to rouse myself, so as to think that I am still master of myself.’
  • 68) ‘Laertes's certitude reminds me of one moment in which Hamlet tries to rouse himself to a similar passion.’
  • 69) ‘A quick knock on the door roused him from his deliberations, and he called out an invitation without checking the identity of the visitor.’
  • 70) ‘Knock, knock, knock… the sound roused me from a world full of numbers and accounts.’
  • 71) ‘Brianna's thoughts were interrupted as a knock at the door roused her.’
  • 72) ‘A knock on the door roused me from my seat a moment later, and I was more than a little reluctant to answer it.’
  • 73) ‘He walked out and Mary was left standing, deep in thought, until Bertha's voice roused her. ‘Well I never!’’
  • 74) ‘‘I will kill him if you keep rousing his will to fight,’ the deep voice said.’
  • 75) ‘Flinching as he roused himself from his musings, he looked around, ‘Huh?’’
  • 76) ‘Philosophy exists ‘to rouse, to startle the human spirit to a life of constant and eager observation.’’
  • 77) ‘‘We should go to them, Klessa,’ he said, rousing me from my admiration of the knife's blade in the sunlight.’
  • 78) ‘Carl heard these words from far away and though they conferred on him a feeling of complete despair they roused him briefly from his speechless stupor.’
  • 79) ‘Occasionally, events roused the deaf community to take political action, and these occasions provide the most interesting parts of the book.’
  • 80) ‘Here he did the opposite, focusing and rousing his inner might until his eyes sparked like chill candles and cast a faint glare before him.’
  • 81) ‘It is this deception which rouses and keeps in continual motion the industry of mankind.’
  • 82) ‘The teacher rouses up from her state of total oblivion.’
  • 83) ‘roused to frenzy by the loss of his queen, the king goes in pursuit, belabouring whomsoever he finds and meeting with mortifying adventures.’
  • 84) ‘Whether any of his American peers will be roused to diss him back at this point seems rather unlikely though.’
  • 85) ‘Why is a huge crowd roused to frenzy by a football match?’
  • 86) ‘Above all, they had been roused to anger by a recent decision of the Court to nationalize the railways.’
  • 87) ‘Since the report was written by a captain who had been roused to fits of hysterical rage by Bayley's ineptitude, some serious editing had been performed.’
  • 88) ‘Kate took after her mother: both were roused to argue easily, but quickly found their anger cooling.’
  • 89) ‘Folk tunes rest easy in a sharp, modern arrangement that rouses and quiets with equal success.’
  • 90) ‘I wasn't roused by the show, and thought, as I've said, that the repeat episode was far edgier than the newer iteration.’
  • 91) ‘We quarrelled, like any couple in love and we both had terrible tempers when we were roused.’
  • 92) ‘I can't envision this milquetoast rousing a crowd of people, much less as the firebrand leader of a band of rebellious anarchists.’
  • 93) ‘They were most easily roused in defence of their own honour and jurisdiction, quarrelling with rival law courts, the clergy, and any other institution brave enough to risk their wrath.’
  • 94) ‘From her comb, Oskar saw she had blond hair that had begun to fall out; this image roused feelings of love in Oskar.’
  • 95) ‘This stimulation of thoughts about music can rouse those inner feelings which make perception in performance a growing and creative element.’
  • 96) ‘Instead of rousing the readers' emotions by overt descriptions of violence, Visalam's novel concentrates more on the background to that violence.’
  • 97) ‘In the worst period of my depression, I had read through the whole of Byron to try whether a poet could rouse any feeling in me.’
  • 98) ‘On my return to England I made two attempts to rouse interest in the book.’
  • 99) ‘When a poem becomes aggressive, it rouses an excitement in us, in part because we see that someone has broken their social shackles.’
  • 100) ‘By the time she reached the bedroom door her alarm and curiosity were roused.’
  • 101) ‘‘I just hope she does not rouse the anger of those on board Starline,’ muttered Arzenes.’
  • 102) ‘Saving a bet is neither dramatic, nor ego satisfying, nor likely to rouse the envy of your peers and adversaries, but it's spendable cash.’
  • 103) ‘Matt's initial anger began to melt away as his curiosity was roused.’
  • 104) ‘‘Revenge and death,’ he muttered, trying to rouse anger to replace the sudden fear that coiled in his belly.’
  • 105) ‘He was usually slow to anger but once his wrath was roused he made a dangerous enemy.’
  • 106) ‘‘Of course not,’ she replied, her curiosity roused by his accent.’
  • 107) ‘Mistress Di, her curiosity roused, determined to discover the mysterious nature of their voyage.’
  • 108) ‘At least it rouses some sort of emotion in me: anger, jealousy, the desire to hurl things.’
  • 109) ‘The very sight of her roused such fond, nervous emotions and reassurance in him that he himself could hardly make sense of them.’
  • 110) ‘Our daredevil ambitions are never so roused as when we're our own audience.’
  • 111) ‘As that most acute of self-chroniclers, Henri-Frederic Amiel, put it, ‘the universe seriously studied rouses one's terror’.’
  • 112) ‘Randon's eyes were glowing eagerly, hope roused within him that they might go to the aid of Falgrice's people after all.’
  • 113) ‘He was silent for some moments, and felt his hackles stir at the dread her words roused.’
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