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rousing

[rou-zing] /ˈraʊ zɪŋ/
adjective
1.
exciting; stirring:
a rousing song.
2.
active or vigorous:
a rousing campaign.
3.
brisk; lively:
a rousing business.
4.
exceptional; extraordinary:
a rousing lie.
Origin
1635-1645
1635-45; rouse1 + -ing2
Related forms
rousingly, adverb
nonrousing, adjective
unrousing, adjective
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rousing

/ˈraʊzɪŋ/
adjective
1.
tending to rouse or excite; lively, brisk, or vigorous: a rousing chorus
Derived Forms
rousingly, adverb
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