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waken

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1 to cause to stop sleeping
  • a sudden loud noise wakened us

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2 to cease to be asleep
  • she usually wakens when sunlight begins to stream through the windows

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The first known use of waken was in the 14th century

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“Waken.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/waken. Accessed 9 Aug. 2020.

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