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arouse

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englisharousea‧rouse /əˈraʊz/ ●○○ verb [transitive]  1 arouse interest/expectations etc2 arouse hostility/suspicion/resentment/anger etc3 SEX/HAVE SEX WITHto make someone feel sexually excited syn excite She felt aroused by the pressure of his body so close to hers.4 literaryWAKE UP/GET UP to wake someonearouse from Anne had to be aroused from a deep sleep.→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
arouseCertainly women could tell, as men could, when one of their number was aroused.The New Urban Left councils aroused considerable hostility from the government, and some anxiety from the leadership of the Labour party.It arouses dim memories of that tragic time when the flow of milk ceased for the child, when he was weaned.Whether that will arouse great controversy among any but the most convinced monarchists is doubtful.Some of the girls aroused him and arousal made him think first of Charmian, then of Marge.His strange behavior aroused my suspicions.The resignation of the managing director is certain to arouse new fears about the future of the company.Zeus had made him keeper of the Winds, to still them or arouse them at his will.Once again, however, it took the fears engendered by the Boer War to arouse widespread interest in the issue.Ask yourself how it makes you feel, what memories it arouses within you and whether you enjoy the sensation.The success of the recent TV series has aroused young people's curiosity about nature in general.
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Verb table
arouse
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyarouse
he, she, itarouses
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyaroused
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave aroused
he, she, ithas aroused
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad aroused
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill arouse
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have aroused
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam arousing
he, she, itis arousing
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you, we, theyare arousing
Past
I, he, she, itwas arousing
you, we, theywere arousing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been arousing
he, she, ithas been arousing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been arousing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be arousing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been arousing
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