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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 A·rouse v. t. [imp. & p. p. Aroused p. pr. & vb. n. Arousing.]  To excite to action from a state of rest; to stir, or put in motion or exertion; to rouse; to excite; as, to arouse one from sleep; to arouse the dormant faculties.
 Grasping his spear, forth issued to arouse
 His brother, mighty sovereign on the host.   --Cowper.
    No suspicion was aroused.   --Merivale.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: aroused to action; "the aroused opposition"
      2: emotionally aroused [syn: stimulated, stirred, stirred
      3: brought to a state of great tension; "all wound up for a
         fight" [syn: wound up]
      4: feeling great sexual desire; "feeling horny" [syn: horny,
         randy, ruttish, turned on(p)]
      5: keenly excited (especially sexually) or indicating
         excitement; "his face all ablaze with excitement"- Bram
         Stoker; "he was aflame with desire" [syn: ablaze, aflame,
          turned on(p)]
      6: of persons; excessively affected by emotion; "he would
         become emotional over nothing at all"; "she was worked up
         about all the noise" [syn: emotional, excited, worked