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woken See wake
wake

Noun

1 the consequences of an event (especially a catastrophic event); "the aftermath of war"; "in the wake of the accident no one knew how many had been injured" [syn: aftermath, backwash]
2 an island in the western Pacific between Guam and Hawaii [syn: Wake Island]
3 the wave that spreads behind a boat as it moves forward; "the motorboat's wake capsized the canoe" [syn: backwash]
4 a vigil held over a corpse the night before burial; "there's no weeping at an Irish wake" [syn: viewing]

Verb

1 be awake, be alert, be there [ant: sleep]
2 stop sleeping; "She woke up to the sound of the alarm clock" [syn: wake up, awake, arouse, awaken, come alive, waken] [ant: fall asleep]
3 arouse or excite feelings and passions; "The ostentatious way of living of the rich ignites the hatred of the poor"; "The refugees' fate stirred up compassion around the world"; "Wake old feelings of hatred" [syn: inflame, stir up, ignite, heat, fire up]
4 make aware of; "His words woke us to terrible facts of the situation"
5 cause to become awake or conscious; "He was roused by the drunken men in the street"; "Please wake me at 6 AM." [syn: awaken, waken, rouse, wake up, arouse] [ant: cause to sleep] [also: woken, woke]

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Verb

woken
  1. past participle of wake

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