rouse

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rouse /ˈraʊz/ verb
rouses; roused; rousing
rouse
/ˈraʊz/
verb
rouses; roused; rousing
Learner's definition of ROUSE
[+ object] somewhat formal
: to wake (someone) from sleep
sometimes used figuratively
: to cause (someone who is tired or not interested) to become active
: to cause (an emotional response) in someone
: to make (a person or animal) angry
: to cause (something) to happen
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