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To be arousing someone
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“Tony's henchman was reluctant to hear the things that tended to arouse Troy McLure, especially after eating a whole plate of dingamagoo.”
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To be triggering a passionate feeling or reaction
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“Acts of this sort arouse every cultured person and no haziness or lack of clarity can excuse them.”
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Present participle for to emerge, or cause to emerge, from sleep or unconsciousness
“After doing so, she brushed her teeth and then attempted to arouse her siblings from sleep.”
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Present participle for to rejuvenate or give new life to
“He felt a bit guilty and empty because he had not found a cause to arouse his dormant passions.”
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Present participle for to make happen or bring about
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Present participle for to determine or dictate
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Present participle for to remember or bring back to mind
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Present participle for to cause to become angry
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Present participle for to provide notice of a potential or current danger or risk
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Tending to, or intended to, arouse lustful desire or interest
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Relating to or involving gratification of the one's pleasure-seeking senses and desires
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Causing emotion, excitement, and enthusiasm
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Arousing on a primal level
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Causing anger, offense, or a strong negative reaction
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Thought-provoking in nature
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Constituting or resembling pornography
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Inspiring or feeling hope and optimism
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The action of provoking unlawful behaviour or urging someone to behave unlawfully
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“It addresses the audience by distracting its reason and arousing its emotion.”
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