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Definition of Arouse


  1. To excite to action from a state of rest; to stir, or put in motion or exertion; to rouse; to excite; as, to arouse one from sleep; to arouse the dormant faculties.

Arouse Quotations

I submit that an individual who breaks a law that conscience tells him is unjust, and who willingly accepts the penalty of imprisonment in order to arouse the conscience of the community over its injustice, is in reality expressing the highest respect for law.
Martin Luther King, Jr.

Hard times arouse an instinctive desire for authenticity.
Coco Chanel

The progress of the natural sciences in modern times has of course so much exceeded all expectations that any suggestion that there may be some limits to it is bound to arouse suspicion.
Friedrich August von Hayek

Each individual fact, taken by itself, can indeed arouse our curiosity or our astonishment, or be useful to us in its practical applications.
Hermann von Helmholtz

If this work can contribute in any way toward proving this, and at the same time arouse the conscience of the American people to a demand for justice to every citizen, and punishment by law for the lawless, I shall feel I have done my race a service.
Ida B. Wells
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Arouse Translations

arouse in Dutch is wakker maken, wekken, opwekken
arouse in Latin is concito, sollicito, moveo moti motum, suscito
arouse in Norwegian is vekke
arouse in Portuguese is desperte
arouse in Swedish is phetsa, framkalla
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