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According to WordNet, the verb "arouse" has 7 sense(s).

200022686 cause to be alert and energetic; "Coffee and tea stimulate me"; "This herbal infusion doesn't stimulate".

201759326 call forth (emotions, feelings, and responses); "arouse pity"; "raise a smile"; "evoke sympathy".

201894164 to begin moving, "As the thunder started the sleeping children began to stir".

200018526 stop sleeping; "She woke up to the sound of the alarm clock".

201629958 summon into action or bring into existence, often as if by magic; "raise the specter of unemployment"; "he conjured wild birds in the air"; "call down the spirits from the mountain".

200018813 cause to become awake or conscious; "He was roused by the drunken men in the street"; "Please wake me at 6 AM.".

201762283 stimulate sexually; "This movie usually arouses the male audience".


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