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She would go home and tell her now-husband about it and lay awake at night thinking about it.

To be woke is, in theory, to be awake to issues of social and racial justice.

The American Fringes Go MainstreamNick FouriezosSeptember 6, 2020Ozy

Johnson was asleep when she came in, but the physician awoke her easily.

Sent Home to Dieby Annie Waldman and Joshua KaplanSeptember 2, 2020ProPublica

While it’s unknown what kind of response Lukashenko expected when Belarus awoke to the news, the election results beggared belief to such an extreme that the country exploded.

Misery in MinskEugene RobinsonAugust 18, 2020Ozy

Whenever that rat tried to rest, the scientists spun the table, nudging both rats awake and sometimes pushing them into the water.

Why Sleep Deprivation KillsVeronique GreenwoodJune 4, 2020Quanta Magazine

In fact, she notes, the brain is even more active when you’re asleep than when you’re awake.

There's two hundred on our side, but the Yankees'll ride through in the dark and get across before the redcoats are awake.

This is partly due to an opiate I have administered to insure complete quiet; and he will not awake for several hours yet.

LazarreMary Hartwell Catherwood

No, she was awake, and in the magician's shop, and the thing she had seen in his hand was nothing less than Patricia's ring!

Mr. Pat's Little GirlMary F. Leonard

When we hear people say that Great Britain is not yet awake to the fact that she is at war I wonder where they keep their eyes.


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