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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
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