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Synonyms for awake

not sleeping


awake to


  • alert to
  • aware of
  • on the lookout for
  • alive to
  • attentive to
  • on the alert for
  • observant of
  • watchful of
  • on guard to
  • on your toes to
  • heedful of
  • vigilant of

Synonyms for awake

to cease sleeping

to induce or elicit (a reaction or emotion)

not in a state of sleep

marked by comprehension, cognizance, and perception

Synonyms for awake

not in a state of sleep

mentally perceptive and responsive

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It sounds like what we would probably say if awaked by a couple of strangers asking for a room.
This awaked his creative desire to live outside of what he says is the "matrix far too many people are trapped in.
falters in his gait, as if just awaked out of sleep, or uncertain of his
Riot police arrived at the scene long after the protesters were about to end their attack and threats, which awaked attention.
In a dissonantly similar incident in May 2004, his wife, who heard a car in their driveway in Nelspruit, South Africa, awaked former Springbok rugby player Rudi Visagie, CNN.
the Christian world" and "hath awaked and re-authorized the
In this case, freedom through emigration takes a different turn as her self-fulfilment is not social and economical, but emotional and of ambition: "she was awaked one morning by the whinnying of her horse with the full light of dawn in her face, saw herself surrounded by tall sequoias that, like centenary guards, had watched over her sleep, by gentle hills and, far in the distance, purple mountaintops: at that moment she was filled with an atavistic happiness that was entirely new.
The poor farmer of Cholistan has awaked from a 50-year bad dream and now Cholistan is not ready to become a hunting ground for the ruling elites and rather it will now become an altar for the oppressors.
Mandelet sees that Edna is struggling with the fact that she has awaked to this reality, on the one hand, but must "think of the children" on the other.
As discussed above, during 6 weeks of 10% fructose in fluid, mean arterial blood pressure were measured every week in awaked animals by the non-invasive blood pressure module (NIBP pressure meter, LE 5001, V02/0402L, Panlab, Hardvard apparatus, Barcelona, Spain) and ECG was recorded in anesthetised animals [ketamine (70 mg/kg, i.
267: "263" written in right margin: "And so he laid him down and slept a great while; and when he awaked he looked afore him and saw the city of Sarras.
42) To the modern reader this initial failure of resolved, other-directed loving attachment strongly suggests an attributed primal narcissism, as if, very obliquely, Eve is being prepared for sacrifice; but an alternatively directed enquiry may observe in the diction employed a preponderant density of end-stopped formations: "That day I oft remember, when from sleep / I first awaked, and found myself reposed, / Under a shade of flowers .