awakening :

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uh way kuh ning

  • n  the act of waking
    it was an early awakening
  • v  cause to become awake or conscious
  • v  stop sleeping
  • v  make aware

  • The boy finds the scenes enthralling, sparking a political awakening unusual in any kid, much less the scion of a privileged Thai-Chinese family.
  • Incarcerated for the fourth time at Manhattan's Towns Hospital in 1934, Wilson had a spiritual awakening a flash of white light, a liberating awareness of God that led to .
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  • David Miliband in
    The Georgia crisis has provided a rude awakening,Miliband said in a speech to students. "The sight of Russian tanks in a neighbouring country on the 40th anniversary of the crushing of the Prague spring has shown that the temptations of...
  • Jim DeMint in Bradenton Herald
    In the primary's closing days, "the big difference was the tea party, the grass roots, the awakening you see across the country gravitated towards Nikki Haley," said Sen. Jim DeMint, RS.C., a tea party champion. "That was pretty stunning."
  • Brett Favre in Cincinnati Enquirer
    I think, well, next year is not going to be like some refreshing, awakening season where all of a sudden you're going to feel great,Favre, 38, said. "That's not going to happen."

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