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Verb: rouse  rawz
  1. Become active
    "He finally roused himself";
    - bestir
     
  2. Force or drive out
    - rout out, drive out, force out
     
  3. Cause to be agitated, excited, or roused
    - agitate, turn on, charge, commove, excite, charge up
     
  4. Cause to become awake or conscious
    "He was roused by the drunken men in the street";
    - awaken, wake, waken, wake up, arouse

Sounds like: roughs, ruffs, r, rous

Derived forms: rousing, roused, rouses

Type of: alter, be active, change, displace, disturb, modify, move, trouble, upset

Encyclopedia: Rouse, James