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Source : Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

Awaken \A*wak"en\, v. t. & i. [imp. & p. p. {Awakened}; p. pr. &
   vb. n. {Awakening}.] [OE. awakenen, awaknen, AS.
   [=a]w[ae]cnan, [=a]w[ae]cnian, v. i.; pref. on- + w[ae]cnan
   to wake. Cf. {Awake}, v. t.]
   To rouse from sleep or torpor; to awake; to wake.

         [He] is dispatched Already to awaken whom thou nam'st.

         Their consciences are thoroughly awakened. --Tillotson.

   Syn: To arouse; excite; stir up; call forth.

Source : WordNet®

     adj 1: aroused or activated; "an awakened interest in ballet" [ant:
     2: (somewhat formal) having been waked up; "the awakened baby
        began to cry"
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