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From Middle English waknen, from Old English wæcnan, from Proto-Germanic *waknaną.
Middle English wakenen from Old English wæcnan weg- in Indo-European roots
American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
The clock comes with aromatherapy beads that will help you waken fully.
The king was about to waken him roughly, when he saw a piece of paper on the floor beside him.
We just need to all waken up a bit quicker.
The baby was asleep in her cradle, and he must not make a noise and waken her.
The band immediately struck up "Conquest's joyful thunder waken..."
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