Textual thesaurus for "arouse"

(verb) come alive, wake, wake up, waken, awake, awaken

stop sleeping

She woke up to the sound of the alarm clock

(verb) awaken, rouse, wake, wake up, waken

cause to become awake or conscious

He was roused by the drunken men in the street; Please wake me at 6 AM.

(verb) stimulate, brace, energise, energize, perk up

cause to be alert and energetic

Coffee and tea stimulate me; This herbal infusion doesn't stimulate

(verb) bring up, call down, call forth, invoke, conjure, conjure up, put forward, raise, evoke, stir

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

(verb) kindle, elicit, enkindle, evoke, fire, raise, provoke

call forth (emotions, feelings, and responses)

arouse pity; raise a smile; evoke sympathy

(verb) excite, sex, wind up, turn on

stimulate sexually

This movie usually arouses the male audience

(verb) stir

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