rouse (one) to (something)

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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 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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This commitment to service led Rouses to design the checkout area of the Mandeville store in a roomy circular configuration.
When another move brought the Rouses to Kansas City, he studied at the University of Missouri Conservatory of Music, hung out at the Charlie Parker school, heard a lot of Count Basie and held down a simultaneous major in painting and film-making at the Kansas City Art Institute.
And while it won't work for everyone, it has enabled Rouses to bypass pharmacy's complexities.