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awoke

verb (1)
variants: also awaked
past tense of awake

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(Entry 1 of 2)

1 to cause to stop sleeping
  • awoke the boys for breakfast

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2 to cease to be asleep
  • at the sound of breaking glass she awoke with a start

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awoken

verb (2)
variants: also awaked or awoke
past participle of awake

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1 to cause to stop sleeping
  • awoke the boys for breakfast

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2 to cease to be asleep
  • at the sound of breaking glass she awoke with a start

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“Awoke.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/awoke. Accessed 7 Jul. 2020.

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