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A past participle of awake.
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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.
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