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arouse

  

      vb  
1    tr   to evoke or elicit (a reaction, emotion, or response); stimulate  
2    to awaken from sleep  
  arousal      n  
  arouser      n  
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arouse

  
  
agitate, animate, awaken, call forth, enliven, excite, foment, foster, goad, incite, inflame, instigate, kindle, move, prod, provoke, quicken, rouse, sharpen, spark, spur, stimulate, stir up, summon up, waken, wake up, warm, whet, whip up  
  
Antonyms     
   allay, alleviate, assuage, calm, dampen, dull, end, lull, pacify, quell, quench, still  

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arouser, arose, arkose, arse

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