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arouse

verb To physically stimulate or use mental imagery to evoke sexual interest in a partner.
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While no two stories are alike, they all successfully arouse different aspects of sexual play and fantasy.
Chairman Mao Tse-tung wrote in 1955: "In order to build a great socialist society, it is of the utmost importance to arouse the broad masses of women to join productive activity.
Each commentary section ends with a paragraph labeled "For Reflection" that may stimulate additional items to arouse discussion.
The "White Rose" was a group at Munich University in 1942-43 which used pamphlets to arouse a university movement against the Nazi regime.
Deliberately frontal and flat, the hackneyed subject of a girl's ass is designed to arouse the viewer by convincing him or her that this ass is real, credible, and obtainable while corresponding to a particular sexual fantasy.
They arouse powerful passions and give rise to disagreements that are on occasion marked by a lack of civility.
Rather, he wants to arouse a sense of wonder and mystery at the remarkable development of the universe leading up to human life.
Bullock relies heavily for his facts and theories on reports in the numerous architectural magazines of the time, which must arouse a little unease, but his most illuminating section is titled Old Masters and Young Turks.
The Catholic Church believes the unusual ring tones will be a feast of recognition for users as well as arouse the curiosity of others.
Institute activities "arouse questions that arouse other questions and experiments.
Finally, and perhaps most central to al-Nawwab's project as a poet, is the very concerted dedication to the composition, orchestration and performance of poetry that is meant to stir and agitate his audience, to provoke and arouse a wide range of emotions - childlike wonderment, nostalgic longing, sensuous arousal, disgust, rage - all in some way meant to be intimately related back to the fate of the contemporary Arab World as a matter of urgent collective concern.
2 : to move (someone) to act, create, or feel emotions : arouse <The Senator's comments inspired me to write a letter.