Definition of 'arouse'
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There are few food topics that arouse as much emotion as fish and chips. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Were they times of change and did they arouse very different feelings in you? Why am I Afraid to Grieve (1994)It was not intended to arouse the tender emotions. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It is an art form with a chequered history that arouses strong emotions. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The arts should arouse strong feelings and should be presented by people who care. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Loans and foreign investment were encouraged in one decade only to arouse a nationalist reaction against foreign dependency in another. The Collins History of the World in the 20th Century (1994)
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Translations for 'arouse'
British English: arouse VERB
If something arouses a particular reaction or attitude in people, it causes them to have that reaction or attitude.
We left in the daytime so as not to arouse suspicion.
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