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Word: rousing

Definition: lively; inducing excitement; stirring; V. rouse: waken; arouse from sleep or depression; excite; stir up


Sentences Containing 'rousing'

And he told him this, very strongly, with the hope of rousing him from any despondency or dangerous retrospect towards which he foresaw he might be tending.
The mind is apt to tire and needs rousing continually, otherwise the work will lack the impulse that shall make it vital.
Having ascertained the places which it frequents and passes, they stop the way to them with mud, and then rousing it, drive it towards the spot, and as soon as the ermine comes to the mud it halts, and allows itself to be taken captive rather than pass through the mire, and spoil and sully its whiteness, which it values more than life and liberty.
observed my mother, rousing herself from a reverie, 'what nonsense you talk!'
he said cheerfully, and rousing himself, 'there's time enough!
He lined out two lines, everybody sung it, and it was kind of grand to hear it, there was so many of them and they done it in such a rousing way; then he lined out two more for them to sing--and so on.
And so saying, he placed himself half way within the scuttle, and slouching his hat, stood there till dawn, except when at intervals rousing himself to see how the night wore on.
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