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arouseverb [T]

uk   /əˈraʊz/  us   /əˈraʊz/
C2 to cause someone to have a particular feeling: It's a subject that has aroused a lot of interest. Our suspicions were first aroused when we heard a muffled scream.
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to cause someone to feel sexual excitement

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arousal
noun [U] uk   /əˈraʊ.zəl/  us   /əˈraʊ.zəl/
a state of (sexual) arousal (= being sexually excited)
aroused
uk   /əˈraʊzd/  us   /əˈraʊzd/
(Definition of arouse from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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arouseverb [T]

 us   /əˈrɑʊz/
to cause someone to have a particular feeling: He works hard to arouse his studentscuriosity.
(Definition of arouse from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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