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“I woke up at, like, six in the morning, wide awake,” Sclove remembered.

With a prayer that he may be on his feet and wide awake at the first sound of the horn, he sinks to his slumbers nightly.

Then she extinguished her candles and sat wide awake through the night, watching over her family in the dark.

We all have our wide-awake-at-3-in-the-morning nights, and no doubt Mrs. Romney has endured her share.

Wide Awake serves both as a memoir and a comprehensive study of the culture surrounding sleep.

She lay wide awake composing a letter which was nothing like the one which she wrote next day.

In a moment Skipper Worse was wide awake, and began to hum, as she moved her fingers along the lines.

When Fanny visited his room she found him wide awake, sitting up in bed with bright, feverish eyes, and crying to himself.

It is characteristic of Scattergood that, though wide awake, he gave no sign of knowledge of Mandy's act.

The gambling instinct was wide awake in Bud's nature—and as for Cash, he would hunt gold as long as he could carry pick and pan.


On this page you'll find 40 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to wide-awake, such as: active, alert, all ears, attentive, bright, and bright-eyed and bushy-tailed.

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