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English definition of “rouse”


verb [T]     /raʊz/
to wake someone up or make someone more active or excited : He roused himself (from a pleasant daydream ) and got back to work . The speaker attempted to rouse the crowd with a cry for action .Not sleeping and not unconscious Grammar:Arouse or rouse?Rouse and arouse are both used in formal contexts. Arouse means ‘make someone have a particular feeling’:
(Definition of rouse verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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