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arouse

verb To physically stimulate or use mental imagery to evoke sexual interest in a partner.
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The public budget and over 20 billion budget deficit arouses big concerns now.
3 : something that arouses feelings in an observer <That diamond is the object of their envy.
To be in her arms, arouses a special emotion - a feeling of being surrounded by affection, warmth, relaxing security, and a close association with this female body.
When you wonder what Washington bigshots worry about when they clearly are not worried about your problems, you may be sure that defending or securing a privileged parking place is high on the list that arouses their deepest feelings.