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rouse someone from something

to awaken someone from something; to cause someone to come out of something. I roused Tom from his nap and sent him on his way. We could not rouse her from her deep sleep.
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rouse someone out of something

to awaken someone out of a state, such as sleep. It was almost impossible to rouse George out of his sleep. They could not rouse us out of our drowsy state.
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rouse someone to something

to stir someone to something. I will rouse the workers to action. They will work or have to find other jobs. The speech by the president roused the citizens to action.
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Samuel Adams Rebel Rouser is a Double IPA, a style brewed to showcase the hop character of West Coast hops at 85 IBUs and a higher alcohol content.
Highlights are R&B rabble rouser It Don't Come Easy (a far cry from the Ringo original), a bluesy stroll through Moody Blues hallmark Nights In White Satin, and a live version of Pete Townshend's Love Reign O'er Me, the song that sparked the entire set.
We couldn't be more delighted and honored to win Best in Show," said Christina Schroeder, CEO and Chief Rouser of rabble+rouser.
New to the tracklist are old school R&B rabble rouser What Does It Take and the bluesy country swoon of Not Like Loving You.
He's very much the radio DJ - a crowd rouser with plenty of slick one- liners between songs.
Here are the tracks on this week's CD: Coasters - Yakety Yak, Danny & The Juniors - At The Hop, Bobby Day - Rockin' Robin, Duane Eddy - Rebel Rouser, Everly Brothers - All I Have To Do Is Dream, Little Richard - Good Golly Miss Molly, Platters - Smoke Gets In Your Eyes, Teddy Bears - To Know Him Is To Love Him, Ritchie Valens - Donna.
The album opens with raucous retro rabble rouser Heaven Never Seemed So Close, recalling the rootsier side of Black Rebel Motorcycle Club, then the more subtle Burst Its Banks, on which Richard Jones' violin emerges as a keynote.
The performances are strong, powerful and direct, with Tony Bell, playing both the rebel rouser Cade and the wily kingmaker Warwick, a particular standout.
TRIO's Saturday night Cinematek at 11 PM(ET) continues with rebel rouser Robert Downey Jr.
The Divine Comedy's The Case Continues provided an early rouser, hanging around a compulsive tingling piano phrase, then surging into a high-drama chorus.
Paedophile Alan Christie was under siege by worried mums yesterday after rabble- rouser Mags Haney discovered his new address.
TREBLE ROUSER Midfield star could triple his wages NEW BOY pounds 18m Johnson
Hendry makes an appealing rabble rouser as agitator Forman, the play's conscience, and the man who sings the play's title song.
Every deviant and rabble rouser has a voice that is heard and unduly influences our society.