awaken[ uh-wey-kuh n ]SEE DEFINITION OF awaken
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR AWAKEN
Poor Omar Ben was a sight to awaken pity, even in the stoniest of hearts.
But her interest in his hobby for once failed to awaken his enthusiasm.
He looked her in the face, but saw nothing to awaken his distrust.
"We would not be so willing to go to sleep if we thought we should not awaken," said the violet.
He was waiting now for Wotan to awaken and to give to him the beautiful Freya.
It was only in the street that Doctor Chassaigne seemed to awaken.
Then he fervently strove to awaken his brother's scientific pride.
He did not awaken until dinner time, and then he got the meal.
We need something to awaken our attention, to whet our appetite, and to contrast our joys.
I went softly into her room; she was asleep; I did not awaken her.
RELATED WORDS AND SYNONYMS FOR AWAKEN
- ask for it
- fire up
- get going
- key up
- make waves
- pep up
- steam up
- wake up
- whip up
- work up
- make haste
- shake up
- step up