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Rousing appears in the following tongue twister:

  • Now the trees are all groaning in growling, rough gales
    That with thuds and hoarse roaring roll raging around!
    Such leaf-rousing, branch-ruining, ripping, raw wails,
    Such a terrible, thrashing and tree-wrecking sound!
    (by Mark Scrivener)
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Definition of the noun rousing

What does rousing mean as a name of something?

noun

  1. the act of arousing

Definition of the adjective rousing

What does rousing mean as an attribute of a noun?

adjective - degrees: more rousing / most rousing

  1. capable of arousing enthusiasm or excitement
  2. rousing to activity or heightened action as by spurring or goading
    • example: tossed a rousing political comment into the conversation
    • similar: provocative

Alternative definition of the adjective rousing

adjective

  1. That rouses or excites

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Google previewThe Century Dictionary: The Century dictionary (1895)

Arousal; a rousing up ; specifically, an arousing religious discourse; an awakening appeal or incitement.

Google previewSinhalese English Dictionary (1982)

by B. Clough

awakening, rousing; ...

Google previewDictionary of Dreams (2001)

by Farokh Jamshed Master, Jamshed Farokh

Rousing the patient (waking) Rousing the patient - morning; six ann. Rowing Sad (cares, weeping) Striving (exertion, vexatious)* Swimming Tiresome Thrown away, being to Unimportant” Unpleasant (disgusting) Unremembered” Vexatious ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: The Century dictionary ... prepared under the superintendence of William Dwight Whitney ... rev. & enl. under the superintendence of Benjamin E. Smith (1914)

by William Dwight Whitney, Benjamin Eli Smith

Arousal ; a rousing up ; specifically, an arousing religious discourse ; an awakening appeal or incitement. [Colloq.] ...

Google previewThe Century dictionary and cyclopedia (1906)

a work of universal reference in all departments of knowledge with a new atlas of the world by William Dwight Whitney, Benjamin Eli Smith

Arousal ; a rousing'up ; specifically, an arousing religious discourse ; an awakening appeal or incitement. [Colloq.] ...

Google previewDictionary of the English Language: Abridged from the American Dictionary, for the Use of Primary Schools and the Counting House (1845)

by Noah Webster

rousing from sleep. Wake-rob-in, n. a plant. Wal-king, ppr. rousing from sleep. Wale, m. a rising part in ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary (1890)

An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney

Arousal; a rousing up ; specifically, an arousing religious discourse; an awakening appeal or incitement.

Google previewThe English Dialect Dictionary (1904)

Being the Complete Vocabulary of All Dialect Words Still in Use, Or Known to Have Been in Use During the Last Two Hundred Years by Joseph Wright

ROUSING, ppl. adj. and sb. Var. dial, uses in Sc. Irel. and Eng. Also written rouzen Cum.; rouzing Nhp. Dev.1; rowzin e.Yks.1 Dev.1; and in forms roosan Cum.; roosinig Sc. w.Yks.2 Lan. ; roozing Nhp. ; rowsan Rnf. [rou'zin, ru'zin.] 1. ppl . adj.

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Scrabble value of R1O1U1S1I1N1G2

The value of this 7-letter word is 8 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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