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to cease sleeping

to induce or elicit (a reaction or emotion)

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In contrast, low arousing positive or negative images like a flower or mop tend to have the opposite effect: Most people report that mildly positive images seem to last longer than mildly negative ones do.
The experience of more vivid perception of emotionally important images seems to come from a combination of enhanced seeing and gut feeling driven by amygdala calculations of how emotionally arousing an event is," says Todd.
The Iraqi Accord Front assured that it will request from the Parliament Chairmanship to "punish those responsible for statements that arousing sectarian attitudes and offend Moslem symbols.
The erogenous zones of the body are particularly sensitive to light touch and teasing the skin with a feather can be powerfully arousing.
Summary: British Minister for Trade and Investment, Lord Marvin Davies, said investment environment in Algeria is continuously improving, arousing the interest of world's major economic centres in terms of partnership and economic cooperation.
Chuao Chocolatier, located in Carlsbad California, is committed to arousing your senses through unusual, unexpected and delicious all-natural confections made with Venezuelan chocolate and fresh, natural ingredients.
People who steal credit card information need a way to determine if the care is usable, without arousing suspicion by the card issuer's monitoring systems.
Strictly speaking, a pedophile has "recurrent, intense sexual urges or sexually arousing fantasies of engaging in sexual activity with a prepubertal child" (Dorland's Illustrated Medical Dictionary, 28th ed.
Chapters address medical issues that need to be addressed, such as a preconception examination, genetic counseling, and brief primer on one's hormones and their side effects; then they sojourn smoothly into advice for stimulating arousing and loving procreation, including discussion of fertility symbols, dance, rituals, blessings, sex itself, and moon or menstrual magic.
A fiber-wrapped HDPE composite pipe originally invented in 1988 for high-pressure gas transport may be arousing renewed market interest.
Or try to think about anything that isn't at all arousing.
As arousing as that scene might be for some, it is downright repulsive for others.
The story is beautifully told, arousing sympathy for each member of the family caught in this web, but especially for Nina and her father Henry.
A new study in England suggests that the same biological process that aids recall of emotional experiences also blocks memories of what happened just before those arousing occurrences took place.
To select film clips for the study, a team of male and female graduate students from The Kinsey Institute for Research Sex, Gender and Reproduction screened adult films to select film clips that they personally found to be highly sexually arousing.