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English definition of “rouse”

rouse

verb [T]     /raʊz/
CAUSE FEELING to cause a feeling or emotion in someone: This issue is rousing a lot of public interest .Causing things to happen
WAKE UP formal to wake someone up: He was roused from a deep sleep .Not sleeping and not unconscious
(Definition of rouse verb from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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