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Related / Similar Words: wake up, awake, awaken, wake, come alive, waken, rouse, stimulate, brace, energize, energise, perk up, raise, conjure, conjure up, invoke, evoke, stir, call down, bring up, put forward, call forth, elicit, enkindle, kindle, fire, provoke, excite, turn on, wind up

 

Definition:
  • stop sleeping; "She woke up to the sound of the alarm clock";
  • cause to become awake or conscious; "He was roused by the drunken men in the street"; "Please wake me at 6 AM.";
  • cause to be alert and energetic; "Coffee and tea stimulate me"; "This herbal infusion doesn''t stimulate";
  • evoke or call forth, with or as if by magic; "raise the specter of unemployment"; "he conjured wild birds in the air"; "stir a disturbance"; "call down the spirits from the mountain";
  • call forth (emotions, feelings, and responses); "arouse pity"; "raise a smile"; "evoke sympathy";
  • stimulate sexually; "This movie usually arouses the male audience";
  • to begin moving, "As the thunder started the sleeping children began to stir";

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    Hyponyms: reawaken, bring to, bring back, bring round, bring around, call, cathect, animate, recreate, reanimate, revive, renovate, repair, quicken, vivify, revivify, invigorate, reinvigorate, enliven, liven, liven up, curse, beshrew, damn, bedamn, anathemize, anathemise, imprecate, maledict, bless, strike a chord, touch a chord, invite, ask for, draw, rekindle, infatuate, prick, inflame, stir up, wake, ignite, heat, fire up, stimulate, shake, shake up, excite, stir, anger, upset, discompose, untune, disconcert, discomfit, shame, hurt, wound, injure, bruise, offend, spite, overwhelm, overpower, sweep over, whelm, overcome, overtake, interest, tempt

     

    Grouped Verbs: provoke, evoke, call forth, kick up

     

    Entailments: sleep, kip, slumber, log Z's, catch some Z's

     

    Derivational Morphology: awakening, wakening, waking up, waker, arousal, rouser, arouser, energizer, energiser, vitalizer, vitaliser, animator, energy, push, get-up-and-go, vigor, vigour, vim, vitality, energizing, activating, activation, bracer, pick-me-up, stimulant, stimulant drug, evocation, summoning, invocation, conjuring, conjuration, conjury, magician, prestidigitator, conjurer, conjuror, illusionist, incantation, incitement, incitation, provocation, induction, elicitation, rousing, turn-on

     

    Anagrams: Roseau

     

     
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