verb (used with or without object), a·woke [uh-wohk] /əˈwoʊk/ or a·waked, a·woke or a·waked or a·wo·ken [uh-woh-kuhn], /əˈwoʊ kən/, a·wak·ing.
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She would go home and tell her now-husband about it and lay awake at night thinking about it.‘Don’t wait to be perfect:’ 4 top startup tips from a unicorn’s founder and investor|Beth Kowitt|September 6, 2020|Fortune
To be woke is, in theory, to be awake to issues of social and racial justice.
Johnson was asleep when she came in, but the physician awoke her easily.
Whenever that rat tried to rest, the scientists spun the table, nudging both rats awake and sometimes pushing them into the water.
In fact, she notes, the brain is even more active when you’re asleep than when you’re awake.
My partner Brandon and I awake at the crack of dawn for a canoe ride on the milky blue glacial waters of Lake Louise.
How many times have your stories kept me awake at night wondering, like a child in the dark, what monsters lurk nearby?
But the moment suggests to him that if he is awake, then his reality is truly stranger and more menacing than he ever imagined.
There is one intensely sexual passage in which the protagonist cannot tell if he is sleeping or awake.
Eighty-nine percent occurred when the person was awake, rather than dreaming or dozing.Knocking on Heaven's Door: True Stories of Unexplained, Uncanny Experiences at the Hour of Death|Patricia Pearson|August 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
There's two hundred on our side, but the Yankees'll ride through in the dark and get across before the redcoats are awake.True to the Old Flag|G. A. Henty
This is partly due to an opiate I have administered to insure complete quiet; and he will not awake for several hours yet.Lazarre|Mary Hartwell Catherwood
No, she was awake, and in the magician's shop, and the thing she had seen in his hand was nothing less than Patricia's ring!Mr. Pat's Little Girl|Mary F. Leonard
When we hear people say that Great Britain is not yet awake to the fact that she is at war I wonder where they keep their eyes.
Little boy Blue, awake, awake, And see how merry your charges make!