"rouses" in the noun sense
1. Rous, Peyton Rous, Francis Peyton Rous
United States pathologist who discovered viruses that cause tumors (1879-1970)
"rouses" in the verb sense
1. bestir, rouse
"He finally bestirred himself"
2. rout out, drive out, force out, rouse
force or drive out
"The police routed them out of bed at 2 A.M."
3. agitate, rouse, turn on, charge, commove, excite, charge up
cause to be agitated, excited, or roused
"The speaker charged up the crowd with his inflammatory remarks"
4. awaken, wake, waken, rouse, wake up, arouse
cause to become awake or conscious
"He was roused by the drunken men in the street"
"Please wake me at 6 AM."
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