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awakening

adjective

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awakening

verb
present participle of awaken

Synonyms & Antonyms of awakening (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to cause to stop sleeping
  • be quiet or you'll awaken the kids

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2 to cease to be asleep
  • guests at the B and B usually awaken to the smell of fresh pancakes

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The first known use of awakening was in 1583

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“Awakening.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/awakening. Accessed 29 Nov. 2020.

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