Definition: return to consciousness
Usage: These pictures bring back sad memories
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: provide a cure for, make healthy again
Usage: The treatment cured the boy's acne; The quack pretended to heal patients but never managed to
Definition: improve the condition of
Usage: These pills will help the patient
Definition: cause to adopt an opinion or course of action
Usage: His urgent letter finally brought me around to give money to the school
Similar words: persuade
Definition: cause somebody to adopt a certain position, belief, or course of action; twist somebody's arm
Usage: You can't persuade me to buy this ugly vase!