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English translation: arouse

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Italian term or phrase:eccitare
English translation:arouse
Entered by: Rosanna Palermo
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16:50 Aug 14, 2006
Italian to English translations [Non-PRO]
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Italian term or phrase: eccitare
eccitare sessualmente
eccitarsi sessualmente
so che non è corretto to excite e to get excited
Valerio Valentini Daniele
Italy
Local time: 16:42
arouse
Explanation:
sexually arouse others or ones self

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..being sexually aroused

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From Dictionary.com

a·rouse ( P ) Pronunciation Key (-rouz)
v. a·roused, a·rous·ing, a·rous·es
v. tr.
To awaken from or as if from sleep.
To stir up; excite: The odd sight aroused our curiosity. See Synonyms at provoke.
To stimulate sexual desire in.

v. intr.
To be or become aroused.


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[From rouse, on the model of such pairs as rise, arise.]
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a·rousal n.

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Main Entry: arouse
Pronunciation: &-'rauz
Function: transitive verb
Inflected Forms: aroused; arous·ing
1 : to rouse or stimulate to action or to physiological readiness for activity <became sexually aroused>
2 : to give rise to <a response aroused by a stimulus>




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"sexed up" means dressed like a prostitute, someone who wants to get the attention and knows which kind she'll get..not flowers
It is sometimes used when talking about objects that men like, such as motorcycles to mean that its style is as appealing or as sexy as a woman.

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another expression is ""pimped up or out"..in which case they are talking about a man or objects those appearance is intended to "draw" women. Most rappers are "pimped up"..the hat, shiny clothes, the vest, the huge diamond earrings and jewelry, flashy clothes,for attention and show of wealth, not necessarily of any particular style
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Rosanna Palermo
Local time: 09:42
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1 min   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5 peer agreement (net): +11
arouse


Explanation:
sexually arouse others or ones self

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Note added at 3 mins (2006-08-14 16:53:54 GMT)
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..being sexually aroused

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Note added at 4 mins (2006-08-14 16:54:46 GMT)
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From Dictionary.com

a·rouse ( P ) Pronunciation Key (-rouz)
v. a·roused, a·rous·ing, a·rous·es
v. tr.
To awaken from or as if from sleep.
To stir up; excite: The odd sight aroused our curiosity. See Synonyms at provoke.
To stimulate sexual desire in.

v. intr.
To be or become aroused.


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[From rouse, on the model of such pairs as rise, arise.]
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a·rousal n.

[Download Now or Buy the Book]
Source: The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
Copyright © 2000 by Houghton Mifflin Company.
Published by Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved.


Main Entry: arouse
Pronunciation: &-'rauz
Function: transitive verb
Inflected Forms: aroused; arous·ing
1 : to rouse or stimulate to action or to physiological readiness for activity <became sexually aroused>
2 : to give rise to <a response aroused by a stimulus>




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Note added at 19 hrs (2006-08-15 11:59:58 GMT)
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"sexed up" means dressed like a prostitute, someone who wants to get the attention and knows which kind she'll get..not flowers
It is sometimes used when talking about objects that men like, such as motorcycles to mean that its style is as appealing or as sexy as a woman.

--------------------------------------------------
Note added at 19 hrs (2006-08-15 12:08:08 GMT)
--------------------------------------------------

another expression is ""pimped up or out"..in which case they are talking about a man or objects those appearance is intended to "draw" women. Most rappers are "pimped up"..the hat, shiny clothes, the vest, the huge diamond earrings and jewelry, flashy clothes,for attention and show of wealth, not necessarily of any particular style

Rosanna Palermo
Local time: 09:42
Native speaker of: Native in ItalianItalian, Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 59
Notes to answerer
Asker: Una canzone di Robbie Williams dice "sexed up". Che sia più volgare?


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