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awaken

[ uh-wey-kuhn ]
/ 蓹藞we瑟 k蓹n /
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verb (used with or without object)
to awake; waken.
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Origin of awaken

before 900; Middle English awak(e)nen,Old English aw忙cnian earlier onw忙cnian.See a-1, waken

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