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  • 1 roused — [rauzd] adj [not before noun] angry ▪ When roused , he could be violent …

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  • 2 Roused — Rouse Rouse, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Roused} (rouzd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Rousing}.] [Probably of Scan. origin; cf. Sw. rusa to rush, Dan. ruse, AS. hre[ o]san to fall, rush. Cf. {Rush}, v.] 1. To cause to start from a covert or lurking place; as, to… …

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  • 3 roused — adjective (not before noun) angry: when roused: When roused, he could be quite violent …

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  • 4 roused — un·roused; …

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  • 5 roused — raÊŠz v. wake up, awaken, stir into action; inflame, enthuse; annoy, irritate …

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  • 6 roused up — incited, excited, inflamed …

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  • 7 roused — soured …

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  • 8 roused — …

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  • 9 roused fish — fish mixed with dry salt before further handling and processing …

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  • 10 soured — roused …

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  • 11 rouse — [[t]ra͟ʊz[/t]] rouses, rousing, roused 1) V ERG If someone rouses you when you are sleeping or if you rouse, you wake up. [LITERARY] [V n] Hilton roused him at eight thirty by rapping on the door... When I put my hand on his, he stirs but doesn t …

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  • 12 rouse — UK [raʊz] / US verb [transitive] Word forms rouse : present tense I/you/we/they rouse he/she/it rouses present participle rousing past tense roused past participle roused 1) formal to wake someone up He was fast asleep and could not be roused. 2) …

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  • 13 rouse — verb 1) he roused Ralph at dawn Syn: wake, wake up, awaken, arouse; formal waken 2) she roused and looked around Syn: wake up, awake, awaken, come to, get up, rise, bestir oneself; formal arise …

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  • 14 United Kingdom — a kingdom in NW Europe, consisting of Great Britain and Northern Ireland: formerly comprising Great Britain and Ireland 1801 1922. 58,610,182; 94,242 sq. mi. (244,100 sq. km). Cap.: London. Abbr.: U.K. Official name, United Kingdom of Great… …

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  • 15 rouse — [rauz] v [T] [Date: 1400 1500; Origin: Perhaps from Old French ruser; RUSH1] 1.) formal to wake someone who is sleeping deeply ▪ His banging roused the neighbours. rouse sb from sleep/dreams etc ▪ A persistent ringing roused Christina from a… …

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  • 16 rouse — [ rauz ] verb transitive 1. ) FORMAL to wake someone up: He was fast asleep and could not be roused. 2. ) to make someone become active, especially when they are tired, lazy, or unwilling to do something: He roused the crowd to stand up and fight …

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  • 17 stir — vb Stir, rouse, arouse, awaken, waken, rally can all mean to cause to shift from quiescence or torpor into activity. Stir, often followed by up, usually presupposes excitement to activity by something which disturbs or agitates and so brings to… …

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  • 18 rouse — verb 1) he roused Ralph at dawn Syn: wake (up), awaken, arouse; Brit.; informal knock up 2) she roused and looked around Syn: wake up, awake, come to, get up, rise …

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  • 19 Rouse — Rouse, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Roused} (rouzd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Rousing}.] [Probably of Scan. origin; cf. Sw. rusa to rush, Dan. ruse, AS. hre[ o]san to fall, rush. Cf. {Rush}, v.] 1. To cause to start from a covert or lurking place; as, to rouse a …

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  • 20 Rousing — Rouse Rouse, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Roused} (rouzd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Rousing}.] [Probably of Scan. origin; cf. Sw. rusa to rush, Dan. ruse, AS. hre[ o]san to fall, rush. Cf. {Rush}, v.] 1. To cause to start from a covert or lurking place; as, to… …

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