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a rousing send-off

A lively and enthusiastic farewell celebration thrown in honor of someone who is leaving some place behind and/or setting off on a new endeavor. The night before I flew to America, the entire town came out to give me a rousing send-off at the local pub.
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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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