Examples of awaken in a Sentence
She usually awakens several times during the night.
A loud noise awakened her.
Recent Examples of awaken from the Web
As Baby 2018 shakes his rattle, Uranus turns direct in fiery Aries, awakening the slumbering rebel in all of us.
Maples never joined in the melee, which is probably for the best considering what unknown, ancient forces of evil that could’ve awakened.
If current trends continue, warmth will further penetrate the ground, awakening microbes that will then munch on those ancient plants and belch carbon dioxide and methane.
Back at the brothel, Jamie and Mr. Willoughby are wrestling with the attacker, who has awakened and is loudly trying to break free of their grip.
If there has been an awakening these first two weeks, that’s it.
Her stalker, professing his love for Bullock, jumped her fence and broke into her locked home, awakening the actress.
Business leaders called on the government to allow companies with up to 300 employees to bargain directly with nonunionized workers, awakening union fears of being sidelined.
Detectives wrote that the children described Montgomery putting water on the boy's face and slapping it in an effort to awaken him.
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Origin and Etymology of awaken
First Known Use: before 12th centurySee Words from the same year
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