transitive + intransitive
He was awakened by a knock at the door. I awakened from a deep sleep. She awakened to the smell of bacon and eggs. news that the long-dormant volcano is now awakening a new generation awakening to the importance of political action Shortly after settling in, she was awakened in the middle of the night by the phone …—Herb Caen The honourable gentleman made a speech which drew tears from the eyes of the ladies, and awakened the liveliest emotions in every individual present.—Charles Dickens That new, different noise we hear is from a giant constituency awakening in our field, and it will get louder.—Library Journal
Coffee's greatest effects are exerted upon the brain and mind, since coffee is a bracing awakener.
Order this spicy soup only if you like a real palate awakener.