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- verb Present participle of
- adjective That or who arouses or arouse.
- noun rare An act or occurrence in which something is
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The perception of those much younger than us as sexually arousing is completely interwoven into our culture.
One probable reason for Cormack's difficulty in arousing interest in his experiments was that the computers of the time were incapable of executing - within a reasonable amount of time - the enormous calculations the procedure required.
However, Florey succeeded in arousing the interest of the authorities in the
The question is, will we rise to the situation, will we do our duty, will we aid in arousing public opinion to the danger which lies ahead of us?
It is, I think, the duty of Canada to give trumpet-tongued expression to Canadian public opinion against such fiendish doctrines; to broadcast her views throughout the world; to take the lead, if needs be, in arousing other nations, and thus to produce a world opinion that man is subject to divine laws.
After considerable shouting and knocking at doors along the passage, he succeeded in arousing the landlady, who came in, buttoning her blouse.
The value of these groups consisted almost entirely in arousing a higher imagination and in giving the children the opportunity which they could not have in the crowded schools, for initiative and for independent social relationships.
Raymon had the art of being often culpable without arousing hatred, often eccentric without being offensive; indeed he sometimes succeeded in arousing the pity of people who had the most reason to complain of him.
Not succeeding in arousing enthusiasm for our school of household science, we next turned our attention to what could be done in the way of establishing a housekeepers 'emergency bureau, which is, as its name indicates, to supply temporary help, the employe returning to her home each day.
They were so repulsive that instead of appealing to one's sympathy they only succeed in arousing one's disgust.