noun see rouse I

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • rousement — rouse·ment …   English syllables

  • rousement — ˈrau̇zmənt noun ( s) Etymology: rouse (I) + ment : an act or instance of stirring up : arousal …   Useful english dictionary

  • rouse — I. verb (roused; rousing) Etymology: Middle English, to shake the feathers Date: 1531 transitive verb 1. archaic to cause to break from cover 2. a. to stir up ; excite < was …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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