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rouse

Pronunciation: /raʊz/

Translation of rouse in Spanish:

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • 1.1 (wake, stir) to rouse sb (from oout of sth) despertar* a algn (de algo) we tried to rouse him out of his sleep tratamos de despertarlo
    Example sentences
    • As he slowly stood up, Jeremy roused from his sleep.
    • Isabella roused from sleep what seemed like an eternity later, disturbed by something she could not identify.
    • He still hadn't roused from his sleep, and she was getting worried.
    1.2 (arouse) provocar* the lion is dangerous when roused el león es peligroso si se lo provocato rouse sb to sth his speech roused the crowd to a frenzy su discurso enardeció or enfervorizó a la multitud her constant teasing roused him to fury sus constantes burlas lo enfurecieron his criticism roused me to action sus críticas me movieron a hacer algo
    Example sentences
    • Joe was roused from his sleep by Azara promptly jumping on the bed and pulling on his arm.
    • The morning's first rays of sunlight flooded the tiny tower room, rousing Callista from her sleep.
    • On the other side of him, men, women, and children were rousing themselves from sleep and moving sluggishly to the fire to get warm.

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