She woke up to the sound of the alarm clock
cause to become awake or conscious
He was roused by the drunken men in the street; Please wake me at 6 AM.
cause to be alert and energetic
Coffee and tea stimulate me; This herbal infusion doesn't stimulate
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
call forth (emotions, feelings, and responses)
arouse pity; raise a smile; evoke sympathy
This movie usually arouses the male audience
to begin moving, "As the thunder started the sleeping children began to stir"