arouse

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(psychoanalysis) a lack of cathexis; a condition in which significant objects or memories arouse no emotion in an individual acathexis
anything that tends to arouse bonus , fillip
playful behavior intended to arouse sexual interest coquetry , dalliance , flirt , flirtation , flirting , toying
staring into a crystal ball to arouse visions of future or distant events crystal gazing
arouse a memory or emotion evoke
appeal intended to arouse patriotic emotions flag waving , jingoism
any stimulating information or event; acts to arouse action input , stimulant , stimulation , stimulus
engage or arouse interest
arouse and thrill intrigue
arouse interest or curiosity intrigue
resentment, tending to arouse invidious
enthusiasm, to arouse kindle
large gathering of people intended to arouse enthusiasm mass meeting , rally
arouse curiosity pique
curiosity, to arouse one's pique
anger and arouse rankle
sentimental story (or drama) of personal distress; designed to arouse sympathy sob story , sob stuff
advertisement that offers something free in order to arouse customers' interest teaser
arouse pleasurably titillate
arouse from sleep waken
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