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 Meanings and Examples of AROUSE
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
arouse
 v.  excite; stimulate; awaken from or as if from sleep
Classic Sentence: (139 in 10 pages)
1  In some way he depended upon the excitement He could arouse in her hysterical nature.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 2. The Hired Girls: XV
2  It was a deed dastardly enough to arouse Southern blood, which gives its horror of rape as excuse for lawlessness, but she was an Afro-American.
Southern Horrors By Ida B. Wells-Barnett
Get Context   In III
3  She hoped he would be asleep that she might arouse him with her caresses.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Get Context   In XXXVIII
4  The heavens were still studded with stars, when Hawkeye came to arouse the sleepers.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 20
5  There could be seen a certain stiffness in the movements of his body, as if he were taking infinite care not to arouse the passion of his wounds.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
Get Context   In Chapter 9
6  Occasionally, in this low-arched hall, a soldier would arouse and turn his body to a new position, the experience of his sleep having taught him of uneven and objectionable places upon the ground under him.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
Get Context   In Chapter 13
7  The men, pitching forward insanely, had burst into cheerings, moblike and barbaric, but tuned in strange keys that can arouse the dullard and the stoic.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
Get Context   In Chapter 19
8  It was some trouble to arouse the little sleeper; but, after some effort, he sat up, and was playing with his bird, while his mother was putting on her bonnet and shawl.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Get Context   In CHAPTER V
9  It took no inconsiderable perseverance to arouse the inmates; but at last the respectable proprietor appeared, and undid the door.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Get Context   In CHAPTER IX
10  Her baby raised himself up against her, and stroked her cheeks with his little hands; and, springing up and down, crowing and chatting, seemed determined to arouse her.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII
11  Even the slightest word of encouragement from Alexander Petrovitch could throw a lad into a transport of tremulous joy, and arouse in him an honourable emulation of his fellows.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol
Get Context   In PART 2: CHAPTER I
12  Farming details did not arouse any aversion in him; he used even to dream with pleasure of work on the land, but at this time his brain was swarming with other ideas.
Fathers and Children By Ivan Sergeevich Turgenev
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXII
13  He was aghast at his hesitation and, trying to arouse his former devotional feeling, prostrated himself before the Gates of the Temple.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER IV
14  I have been and always shall be independent; but to go against his will and arouse his anger, now that he may perhaps remain with us such a short time, would destroy half my happiness.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER XXVI
15  Much that they remembered had slipped from her mind, and what she recalled did not arouse the same poetic feeling as they experienced.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER X
Example Sentence: (20 in 2 pages)
1  To place something else at the center may arouse fears that superstition and non-scientific ideas will attack an undefended citadel of science.
2  The prime minister was concerned that such a move would arouse public hostility.
3  His words, though not treasonous in themselves, were calculated to arouse thoughts of sedition.
4  They drove away slowly to avoid arousing suspicion.
5  Matt's behavior was arousing the interest of the neighbors.
6  Being stroked by a partner is usually more arousing than stroking yourself.
7  People who took football too seriously aroused deep loathing in me.
8  The proposal aroused little enthusiasm in the group.
9  It's a subject which has aroused a lot of interest.
10  Some men are aroused when their partner says erotic words to them.
11  I aroused Kyle from his sleep.
12  The speech aroused the enthusiasm of the students.
13  Their barbarous treatment of prisoners aroused great rage.
14  Throughout the winter, nothing aroused the bear from his torpor: he would not emerge until spring.
15  He was accused of being a demagogue because he made promises that aroused futile hopes in his listeners.