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Overview of noun rousing

The noun rousing has 1 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. arousal, rousing

(the act of arousing; "the purpose of art is the arousal of emotions")


Overview of verb rouse

The verb rouse has 4 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (2) bestir, rouse

(become active; "He finally bestirred himself")

2. rout out, drive out, force out, rouse

(force or drive out; "The police routed them out of bed at 2 A.M.")

3. agitate, rouse, turn on, charge, commove, excite, charge up

(cause to be agitated, excited, or roused; "The speaker charged up the crowd with his inflammatory remarks")

4. awaken, wake, waken, rouse, wake up, arouse

(cause to become awake or conscious; "He was roused by the drunken men in the street"; "Please wake me at 6 AM.")


Overview of adj rousing

The adj rousing has 2 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (1) rousing, stirring

(capable of arousing enthusiasm or excitement; "a rousing sermon"; "stirring events such as wars and rescues")

2. rousing

(rousing to activity or heightened action as by spurring or goading; "tossed a rousing political comment into the conversation")

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