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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.