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Though more of a comedy than a romance, this tender portrait of a teenager’s sexual awakening is equal parts sensitive, funny and sweet.
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It was like a culinary awakening for me, all the fresh markets and the importance of ingredients.
HOW FRENCH BAKING WAS BROUGHT TO VIRGINIAEUGENE ROBINSONFEBRUARY 5, 2021OZY
Four years into climate awakening and action, Peter felt he had accomplished nearly zero.
THE CLIMATE CRISIS IS WORSE THAN YOU CAN IMAGINE. HERE’S WHAT HAPPENS IF YOU TRY.BY ELIZABETH WEILJANUARY 25, 2021PROPUBLICA
Still, as I look back on 2020, I see a year of great reflection, awakening, and resiliency.
COMMUNICATION AND COURAGE: THE TOP 5 CORPORATE LEADERSHIP LESSONS FROM 2020MATTHEWHEIMERDECEMBER 31, 2020FORTUNE
The pandemic, its economic impacts, and the social and racial awakening that marked this year have driven corporate leaders to seek a more just form of capitalism.
THE CHALLENGES OF 2020 ARE MAKING CORPORATE BOARDS STRONGER AND BETTERMATTHEWHEIMERDECEMBER 29, 2020FORTUNE
For example, Emma Tenayuca, an organizer in San Antonio, Texas, in the 1930s and 1940s, had her political awakening in high school during the Great Depression.
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The Duke found no difficulty in awakening the wishes, which were necessary to his scheme, in the mind of young Lorraine.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
In that sudden awakening had occurred the very psychological climax required to reveal the passionate emotion accumulated below.
THREE MORE JOHN SILENCE STORIESALGERNON BLACKWOOD
The result was a new interest in Greek learning in all its branches, and a very rapid awakening of the scientific spirit.
OUTLINES OF THE EARTH'S HISTORYNATHANIEL SOUTHGATE SHALER
I don't doubt you will find more than one affinity if you are awakening; that is merely the mating instinct.
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WORDS RELATED TO AWAKENING

  • awakening
  • cheering
  • consolation
  • invigoration
  • quickening
  • reanimation
  • rebirth
  • recovery
  • recrudescence
  • regeneration
  • rejuvenation
  • renaissance
  • renascence
  • renewal
  • restoration
  • resurgence
  • resurrection
  • resuscitation
  • revitalization
  • revivification
  • risorgimento
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