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  • verbstop sleeping
  • verbexcite, stimulate
  • verbwake

synonyms for wakening

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

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  • discourage
  • dissuade
  • nap
  • sleep
  • go to sleep
  • discourage
  • deaden
  • lull
  • calm
  • sleep
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How to use wakening in a sentence

He crawled in and secured the tin without wakening her and as much firewood as he wanted.
THE BEACH OF DREAMSH. DE VERE STACPOOLE
Wakening before the others, Raven went to the creek and made three pairs of fishes: sticklebacks, graylings, and blackfish.
A TREASURY OF ESKIMO TALESCLARA KERN BAYLISS
She dared not call, for fear of wakening her grandfather: but she very much wanted a flowering orange branch.
THE HOUR AND THE MANHARRIET MARTINEAU
Like a crashing blare of static across the neural band, her wakening mind burst into sudden telepathic activity.
THE PENAL CLUSTERIVAR JORGENSEN (AKA RANDALL GARRETT)
Aroused from dreams of thee, my wakening soul takes its last flight to thy feet.
"UNTO CAESAR"BARONESS EMMUSKA ORCZY
I got on some clothes, slipped downstairs without wakening my wife, lit the hall light, and took him into the library.
IN THE ARENABOOTH TARKINGTON
A little fire burned in the low grate, for Aunt Ellen had stolen in and laid it, without wakening their guest.
THE RANCH GIRLS AT RAINBOW LODGEMARGARET VANDERCOOK
I long for to-morrow to pass, and for the time to come when Antoona shall say to me on wakening, 'Don Luis is gone.'
PEPITA XIMENEZJUAN VALERA
For the first time she felt something stir in her stunned mind—as if thought were wakening—fear—a vague quaking.
ROBINFRANCES HODGSON BURNETT
Meta came home, apologising for wakening Ethel; but Ethel had not been asleep.
THE DAISY CHAINCHARLOTTE YONGE
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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