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synonyms for waken

  • arise
  • arouse
  • awake
  • awaken
  • bestir
  • call
  • nudge
  • prod
  • rise
  • rouse
  • shake
  • stir
  • stretch
  • be roused
  • bring to life
  • come to
  • get out of bed
  • get up
  • open one's eyes
  • rise and shine
  • roll out
  • tumble out
  • turn out
  • wake up
See also synonyms for: wakened / wakening / wakens
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antonyms for waken

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  • calm
  • deaden
  • discourage
  • go to sleep
  • lull
  • sleep
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How to use waken in a sentence

Drink, and go to sleep—sleep so sound that you waken only when Moukir and Nakir, the death angels, sift soul from body.
GOD WILLS IT!WILLIAM STEARNS DAVIS
The servant, who carried her breakfast, reported her asleep, and the careful mother would not let them waken her.
ALONEMARION HARLAND
Humphrey and Pablo both set off, and then Edward went to waken the boy, still lying on the bed.
THE CHILDREN OF THE NEW FORESTCAPTAIN MARRYAT
A conscience that had overslept itself began to stir and waken.
QUINALICE HEGAN RICE
"Death must come to all," some one would waken up to murmur.
AULD LICHT IDYLLSJ. M. BARRIE
And how she shook her husband, and tried to waken him, but without effect.
LEGENDS AND TALESBRET HARTE
She said she very often does that, and it is best not to try and waken her.
THE MYSTERY OF A TURKISH BATHE.M. GOLLAN (AKA RITA)
I let my head drop upon the table and feigned sleep, and without attempting to waken me, he withdrew.
THE MONCTONS: A NOVEL, VOLUME ISUSANNA MOODIE
Someone has said, "Our fates lie asleep along the roadside until we waken them."
FIFTY-TWO STORY TALKS TO BOYS AND GIRLSHOWARD J. CHIDLEY
Does anybody imagine that gossip is one of the forces that waken conscience, and work for the redemption of our fallen brethren?
EXPOSITOR'S BIBLE: THE SECOND EPISTLE TO THE CORINTHIANSJAMES DENNEY
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WORDS RELATED TO WAKEN

  • agitate
  • alert
  • animate
  • awaken
  • call
  • challenge
  • electrify
  • enliven
  • fire up
  • foment
  • foster
  • goad
  • heat up
  • incite
  • inflame
  • instigate
  • kindle
  • move
  • provoke
  • rally
  • rouse
  • send
  • spark
  • spur
  • stimulate
  • stir
  • thrill
  • turn on
  • wake up
  • waken
  • warm
  • whet
  • whip up
  • work up
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