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adjective as in awake

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He returned home to learn that his 9-year-old son had been awakened in the night by a terrible dream.

“You have awakened a sleeping giant,” one of the fliers reads.

So one may wonder, what has awakened the sleeping lapdogs and why are they suddenly biting?

When Tankleff was in the interrogation room, he was told that his father had awakened and identified him.

Of course, those who need their racial consciousness awakened the most have predictably settled on blaming the victim.

The night wore on, and the clock downstairs was striking the hour of two when she suddenly awakened.

As I don't drink the waters I do not rise early, and am usually awakened by the strains of the orchestra.

One morning Tom was awakened by his faithful attendant to resume his weary journey.

As he fell a great blackness rose around him, and with it the bewildered clamour of awakened dogs.

"To say that the brute has awakened in a man is not a mere metaphor always," he went on presently.


On this page you'll find 186 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to awakened, such as: alive, attentive, aware, cognizant, vigilant, and aroused.

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