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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of rouse.

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Examples

  • Martin roused himself and sat up and began to eat, between spoonfuls reassuring Maria that he had not been talking in his sleep and that he did not have any fever.

    Chapter 40

  • Lenin roused the proletariat, and Mao marched the Long March toward peace, prosperity, and improvement … and one thing that they all had in common was the desire to take from one group to give to another in the name of a more perfect society.

    The Golden Age… and Camelot « L.E. Modesitt, Jr. – The Official Website

  • Lenin roused the proletariat, and Mao marched the Long March toward peace, prosperity, and improvement … and one thing that they all had in common was the desire to take from one group to give to another in the name of a more perfect society.

    February « 2008 « L.E. Modesitt, Jr. – The Official Website

  • She learned of her good fortune when a late-night phone call roused her from her hotel bed in New Delhi, India, where she'd gone to study qawwali, a local musical delicacy spiced with hypnotic, serpentine vocal lines.

    With Relish

  • Mr Abel remained behind, very often looking at his watch and at the room door, until Mr Swiveller was roused from a short nap, by the setting – down on the landing – place outside, as from the shoulders of a porter, of some giant load, which seemed to shake the house, and made the little physic bottles on the mantel – shelf ring again.

    The Old Curiosity Shop

  • Acheron - the sound of the word roused instinctive vibrations of memory and associations in his mind.

    The Conan Chronicles

  • Acheron - the sound of the word roused instinctive vibrations of memory and associations in his mind.

    The Hour Of The Dragon

  • Acheron'the sound of the word roused instinctive vibrations of memory and associations in his mind.

    The Hour of the Dragon

  • Cecil asserted that she "must" go to bed, and the word roused her like a trumpet.

    MacMillan's Reading Books Book V

  • I did so, and, in truth, the word roused from their long slumber, or we believed they did, recollections that argued well for the physician's theory.

    Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine — Volume 53, No. 330, April 1843

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