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rouse
British English: /raʊz/
American English: /raʊz/

Translation of rouse in German:

transitive verb

  • 1
    (awaken) (literal or figurative) from aus
    rouse oneself
    (overcome indolence)
    sich aufraffen
    rouse somebody/oneself to action
    jemanden zur Tat anstacheln/sich zur Tat aufraffen
  • 2
    (provoke)
    he is terrible when roused
    er ist furchtbar, wenn man ihn reizt
    rouse somebody to anger
    jemanden in Wut bringen

intransitive verb

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