rouse (one) from (something)

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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 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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The prison band which had earlier roused us from our sleep was also around for a final fanfare at the end of the mass.
The concerto's brief, lively conclusion roused us from our reveries, but it was the meandering cadenza immediately before that won Hope thunderous applause.
"Rise, let us be on our way!" ( with these words he roused us from a lethargic faith, from the sleep of the disciples of both yesterday and today.
Light roused us from the depths of our seperate longings and while I balanced buckets you laced black sneakers for your morning run on the cliff, wrapped the red ribbon of shirt around your forehead, stretched stiff calf muscles, then ran off.