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1. waken  (verb) 
stop sleeping; "She woke up to the sound of the alarm clock"

  Also known as: wake up, awake, arouse, awaken, wake, come alive

    sleep     kip     slumber     log Z's     catch some Z's

  More Generic:
    change state     turn

  Opposite of:
    fall asleep     dope off     flake out     drift off     nod off     drop off     doze off     drowse off

2. waken  (verb) 
cause to become awake or conscious; "He was roused by the drunken men in the street"; "Please wake me at 6 AM."

  Also known as: awaken, wake, rouse, wake up, arouse

  More Specific:
reawaken - awaken once again
bring to / bring back / bring round / bring around - bring back to consciousness
call - rouse somebody from sleep with a call

  More Generic:
    change     alter     modify

  Opposite of:
    cause to sleep


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