awoken


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a·wok·en

 (ə-wō′kən)
v.
A past participle of awake.

a•wake

(əˈweɪk)

v. a•woke a•waked, a•woke a•waked a•wo•ken, a•wak•ing, v.t.
1. to rouse from sleep.
2. to make active or alert; rouse: It awoke his flagging interest.
v.i.
3. to emerge from sleep.
4. to become active or alert.
5. to become conscious of something: finally awoke to the facts.
adj.
6. waking; not sleeping.
7. vigilant; alert.
[before 1000; Old English awacen, past participle of awæcnan; see a-, wake]
References in classic literature ?
She too had just awoken, and was now staring at the money on the table.
The sun was pouring through the barred window when he was awoken by the entrance of a gigantic figure bearing food and drink.
Least of all does the maiden herself know it until the tone of a voice or the touch of a hand sets her heart thrilling within her, and she learns, with a mixture of pride and of fear, that a new and a larger nature has awoken within her.