rouse to

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 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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The judge added a three-year extension as he considered Rouse to be dangerous.
Limbird said he is still waiting for Rouse to submit a required landscaping plan and transportation analysis that are needed for the review of the development application.
GGP expects Rouse to qualify as a real estate investment trust listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE).
Ruth Franzen, who in October 1993 contributed an article on Rouse to this journal (IBMR 17:154-58), has given us a thoroughly documented, carefully researched, and highly readable analysis of Rouse's years (1897-1924) as a pioneer in women's international student ministry.