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Noun: awakening  u'wey-ku-ning
  1. The act of waking
    "it was an early awakening";
    - wakening, waking up
     
  2. A renewed interest in something; a sudden awareness
Verb: awaken  u'wey-kun
  1. Cause to become awake or conscious
    - wake, waken, rouse, wake up, arouse
     
  2. Stop sleeping
    "She awakened to the sound of the alarm clock";
    - wake up, awake, arouse, wake, come alive, waken
     
  3. Make aware
    "They were awakened to the sad facts"

Derived forms: awakenings

Type of: affect, alter, arousal, change, change state, impress, modify, move, rousing, strike, turn

Antonym: cause to sleep

Encyclopedia: Awakening

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