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Source : Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

Awake \A*wake"\, v. t. [imp. {Awoke}, {Awaked}; p. p. {Awaked};
   (Obs.) {Awaken}, {Awoken}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Awaking}. The
   form {Awoke} is sometimes used as a p. p.] [AS.
   [=a]w[ae]cnan, v. i. (imp. aw[=o]c), and [=a]wacian, v. i.
   (imp. awacode). See {Awaken}, {Wake}.]
   1. To rouse from sleep; to wake; to awaken.

            Where morning's earliest ray . . . awake her.

            And his disciples came to him, and awoke him,
            saying, Lord, save us; we perish.     --Matt. viii.

   2. To rouse from a state resembling sleep, as from death,
      stupidity., or inaction; to put into action; to give new
      life to; to stir up; as, to awake the dead; to awake the
      dormant faculties.

            I was soon awaked from this disagreeable reverie.

            It way awake my bounty further.       --Shak.

            No sunny gleam awakes the trees.      --Keble.
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