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wake–up call

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of wake–up call

  1. something that tells of approaching danger or risk <his high blood pressure was a wake-up call that he needed to do something about his health> Synonyms caution, red flag, red light, tip-off, tocsin, wake-up callRelated Words omen, portent, premonition, presage; notice, notification; buoy, indicator, knell, sign, signal; foretaste, foretoken; announcement, declarationNear Antonyms all clear




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