Definition: stop sleeping
Usage: She woke up to the sound of the alarm clock
Definition: cause to become awake or conscious
Usage: He was roused by the drunken men in the street; Please wake me at 6 AM.
Definition: cause to be alert and energetic
Usage: Coffee and tea stimulate me; This herbal infusion doesn't stimulate
Definition: summon into action or bring into existence, often as if by magic
Usage: raise the specter of unemployment; he conjured wild birds in the air; call down the spirits from the mountain
Definition: call forth (emotions, feelings, and responses)
Usage: arouse pity; raise a smile; evoke sympathy
Definition: stimulate sexually
Usage: This movie usually arouses the male audience
Definition: to begin moving, "As the thunder started the sleeping children began to stir"