What does the word arouse mean?

Usage examples for arouse

  1. A glance only into such a subject as this will be sufficient to affect the heart- to arouse our indignation and our pity,- and to teach us the importance of the victory obtained. – The History of the Rise, Progress and Accomplishment of the Abolition of the African Slave Trade by the British Parliament (1808), Vol. I by Thomas Clarkson
  2. And somehow the close call their chum had just had from a terrible danger, seemed to arouse the hostility of the chums against this snake in particular. – The Strange Cabin on Catamount Island by Lawrence J. Leslie
  3. I've no sort of wish to arouse any memories which might hurt; but I can't help feeling, dear, that I would like to know something about her. – The Heart of Arethusa by Francis Barton Fox