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
My father left a calling for me that was awakened once Jordan was murdered.
Some say fighting the telescope awakened a new generation of Hawaiian activism.
Officers were told that a patient was asleep and was awakened earlier that night by a strange man in bed with her.
The question is whether the contest will awaken them.
The One day last month, Dejounte Murray awakened to a surprise.
Rick goes into a coma and awakens to a world that has been taken over by violent zombies who will approach you without fear of being shot.
Chrisian Kouame, who also lives near the airport, said he was awakened before 7 a.m. by a loud noise.
Together, the Jews and Muslims have organized social activities to awaken understanding.
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Origin and Etymology of awaken
First Known Use: before 12th centurySee Words from the same year
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