Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.


The trouble with our fellows at Washington is that they keep too wide awake.

Of course the Californians were wide awake for the drawing of the cork.

I was just falling asleep, but the sound brought me wide awake at once.

He was wide awake and out of bed with all his wits by him in a moment.

You ought to be dozing half the day—and instead you're as wide awake as an owl.

This was plain English, and Paul was wide awake in an instant.

We must be always up and doing, or, in the language of the day, wide awake.

At Fandor's entrance he was wide awake in a moment: he swore: it was the sergeant.

I have slept a long, long time; but I am wide awake now, and I know it all.

By the time she reaches us she is wide awake and most engaging.