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Definition

1
Awaken

Cause to stop sleeping, rouse from sleep or unconsciousness

Examples

They were awakened to the sad facts of life

2
Awake

Not in a state of sleep; completely conscious

Examples

Lay awake thinking about his new job

3
Wake

Be awake, be alert, be there

Examples

She woke up to the sound of the alarm clock

4
Waken

Cause to become awake or conscious

Examples

He wakened me

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