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  Awaken (A*wak"en) (?), v. t. & i.
[imp. & p. p. Awakened (¿); p. pr. & vb. n. Awakening.]
[OE. awakenen, awaknen, AS. a¯wæcnan, a¯wæcnian, v. i.; pref. on- + wæcnan to wake. Cf. Awake, v. t.]

To rouse from sleep or torpor; to awake; to wake. "[He] is dispatched Already to awaken whom thou nam'st." Cowper. "Their consciences are thoroughly awakened." Tillotson.

Synonyms -- To arouse; excite; stir up; call forth.

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