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wakening

adjective

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wakening

verb
present participle of waken

Synonyms & Antonyms of wakening (Entry 2 of 2)

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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“Wakening.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/wakening. Accessed 23 Nov. 2020.

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