waken


waken
wakener, n.
/way"keuhn/, v.t.
1. to rouse from sleep; wake; awake; awaken.
2. to rouse from inactivity; stir up or excite; arouse; awaken: to waken the reader's interest.
v.i.
3. to wake, or become awake; awaken.
[bef. 900; ME waknen, OE waecnan; c. ON vakna; akin to WAKE1; see -EN1]

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Universalium. 2010.

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