Visions of a "wakening up" time for her and Jimmy were in her mind.
He might dream, of happiness now, but how sad would be the wakening.
For the first time she felt something stir in her stunned mind—as if thought were wakening—fear—a vague quaking.
On her wakening again it was seen that the fever was broken.
They tiptoed gently away, but they need not have been afraid of wakening her.
When she stepped about it was in the manner of one who is fearful of wakening a sleeper.
The hour of wakening was to come--Stephen Letsom never forgot it.
Quite gone now the daze and drowsiness of the first wakening.
The Thakur withdrew his head, and from certain grunts that followed seemed to be wakening his retainers.
"I wish Allan would come," she said again, thinking of wakening the Indian.
"to become awake," Old English wæcnan, wæcnian "to rise, spring," from the same source as wake (v.). Figurative sense was in Old English. Transitive sense of "to arouse (someone or something) from sleep" is recorded from c.1200. Related: Wakened; wakening.