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rouse (one) from (something)

To bring one back to consciousness or alertness out of some state of unconsciousness. Doctors' efforts to rouse the man from his coma have been unsuccessful. I find I have to set multiple alarms to rouse me from sleep in the morning. The teacher's words roused me from the daydream.
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rouse (one) out of (something)

To bring one back to consciousness or alertness out of some state of unconsciousness. Doctors' efforts to rouse the man out of his coma have been unsuccessful. I find I have to set multiple alarms to rouse me out of sleep in the morning. The teacher's words roused me out of the daydream.
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rouse (one) to (something)

To incite, instigate, or urge on one to undertake some action. The violent death of the activist roused the nation to stand up against the injustices of the government. The rebel leader's impassioned speech roused the fighters to action.
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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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Rouse has been a participant in the Leader's for a New Century in 2002, Leadership Gulf Coast in 2005, Leadership Mississippi in 2011 and was awarded 'Top 40 Under 40" by the MS Business Journal in 2011 and 'Top 20 Under 40" by the Hattiesburg American in 2015.
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The court heard Rouse got involved in the Motherwell drugs run to pay off a debt.
The victim, who had also been out in the city centre, took cocaine with one of the other men in the bedroom but she later found herself alone with Rouse. He said she could stay in her room and he would sleep in a chair.
Hildreth reached 50 off 82 balls and Rouse off 97 as the pair recorded their century stand.
This meant Rouse started from second on the grid - and at the lights he got a clean getaway, slotting himself into third as the pack headed into the first few corners before slipping to fourth on the second lap and then dropping to fifth a lap later.
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