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 for awake
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Awake \A*wake"\, v. i.
     To cease to sleep; to come out of a state of natural sleep;
     and, figuratively, out of a state resembling sleep, as
     inaction or death.
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           The national spirit again awoke.         --Freeman.
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           Awake to righteousness, and sin not.     --1 Cor. xv.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  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.
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              Where morning's earliest ray . . . awake her.
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              And his disciples came to him, and awoke him,
              saying, Lord, save us; we perish.     --Matt. viii.
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     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.
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              I was soon awaked from this disagreeable reverie.
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              It way awake my bounty further.       --Shak.
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              No sunny gleam awakes the trees.      --Keble.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Awake \A*wake"\, a. [From awaken, old p. p. of awake.]
     Not sleeping or lethargic; roused from sleep; in a state of
     vigilance or action.
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           Before whom awake I stood.               --Milton.
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           She still beheld,
           Now wide awake, the vision of her sleep. --Keats.
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           He was awake to the danger.              --Froude.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: not in a state of sleep; completely conscious; "lay awake
             thinking about his new job"; "still not fully awake"
             [ant: asleep(p)]
      2: mentally perceptive and responsive;"an alert mind"; "alert to
         the problems"; "alive to what is going on"; "awake to the
         dangers of her situation"; "was now awake to the reality of
         his predicament" [syn: alert, alive(p), awake(p)]
      v 1: stop sleeping; "She woke up to the sound of the alarm
           clock" [syn: wake up, awake, arouse, awaken,
           wake, come alive, waken] [ant: dope off, doze
           off, drift off, drop off, drowse off, fall asleep,
           flake out, nod off]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  126 Moby Thesaurus words for "awake":
     activate, agile, alert, alive, animate, annoy, apprehensive,
     arouse, aroused, attentive, au courant, awake to, awaken,
     awaken to, be begotten, be born, be incarnated, blow the coals,
     blow up, bright, call forth, call up, clear-sighted, clear-witted,
     clearheaded, cognizant, come alive, come into being,
     come into existence, come to, come to life, conscious, conversant,
     enkindle, enrage, excite, excited, fan, fan the fire,
     fan the flame, feed the fire, fire, flame, foment, frenzy, get up,
     heat, heedful, ignite, impassion, incense, incite, inflame,
     infuriate, keen, key up, kindle, knock up, knowing, lather up,
     light the fuse, light up, live again, madden, move, nimble,
     on guard, on the, on the alert, on the ball, on the job,
     overexcite, prompt, qui vive, quick, quicken, ready, realize,
     reanimate, resurge, resuscitate, return to life, revive,
     rise again, rouse, roused, see the light, sensible, sentient,
     set astir, set fire to, set on fire, shake up, sharp, sleepless,
     smart, steam up, stimulate, stir, stir the blood, stir the embers,
     stir the feelings, stir up, stirred up, summon up, turn on,
     unblinking, understand, unnodding, unsleeping, unwinking, up,
     up and about, vigilant, wake, wake up, wakeful, waken, warm,
     warm the blood, watchful, whip up, wide awake, wide-awake,
     work into, work up

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