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Awoke vs. Awaken

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Awokeverb

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Awakenverb

(transitive) To cause to become awake.

‘She awakened him by ringing the bell.’;

Awakenverb

(intransitive) To stop sleeping; awake.

‘Each morning he awakens with a smile on his face.’;

Awakenverb

To bring into action (something previously dormant); to stimulate.

‘Awaken your entrepreneurial spirit!’; ‘We hope to awaken your interest in our programme.’;

Awakenverb

(theology) To call to a sense of sin.

Awakenverb

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Awakenverb

To rouse from sleep or torpor; to awake; to wake.

‘[He] is dispatchedAlready to awaken whom thou nam'st.’; ‘Their consciences are thoroughly awakened.’;

Awakenverb

cause to become awake or conscious;

‘He was roused by the drunken men in the street’; ‘Please wake me at 6 AM.’;

Awakenverb

stop sleeping;

‘She woke up to the sound of the alarm clock’;

Awakenverb

make aware;

‘They were awakened to the sad facts’;

Awakenverb

rouse from sleep; cause to stop sleeping

‘Anna was awakened by the telephone’;

Awakenverb

stop sleeping

‘he sighed but did not awaken’;

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Awakenverb

rouse (a feeling)

‘different images can awaken new emotions within us’;

Awakenverb

make someone aware of (something) for the first time

‘the film helped to awaken many to the horrors of apartheid’;

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