But his poetry also aims to arouse
feelings of disgust, rage, and indignation, to coax out feelings of sadness, loneliness and vulnerability, and to infect his listeners with his expressed passion, ecstasy, and child-like wonderment at the mysteries and marvels of existence.
Even so, he doubtless will continue to arouse
the ire of the political correctness mandarins, in large measure because of his use of cutting-edge research that flouts the conventional wisdom.
I don't need any help to shock, excite, or arouse
If he doesn't want to do it, then you shouldn't try to arouse
1 : to make active or more active : arouse
<The advertisements stimulated interest in the new product.
At least a third of the nation's species should arouse
conservation concern, according to a preliminary estimate by The Nature Conservancy and the Association for Biodiversity Information in Arlington, Va.
I can't help wondering whether in referring to "border crossings," or to the "formless" character of the objects and sites that arouse
his interest, or just arouse
him, Kelley isn't sending up a lot of recent critical language - language that often engages his work.
3 : to call into being : arouse
<She tried to summon up courage.
Our aim is to help companies find that unique voice, the one that can provide their important audiences with messages that touch the senses, arouse
the emotions, stimulate action and linger in memory.
A literal "illustration" would have been pornographic, but there is nothing pornographic, in the strict sense, about Mathews' text, since it does not seek to arouse
the reader: its tone is cool, humorous, and affectionate.
2 : to arouse
and hold the concern, curiosity, or attention of <This movie doesn't interest me.
Meanwhile, you need to focus on relaxing and guiding your lover in the techniques that arouse
The ex-gay movement arouses
among many gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgendered people, like me, as much compassion as its blatant lies arouse
WOMEN government staff have been banned from wearing miniskirts and lots of make-up because they can arouse
men's "animal instincts".
Few issues arouse
the passions of computer programmers more than the relative merits of different programming languages, and the veteran language Fortran has certainly endured its share of criticism over the years.