How To Use Wake In A Sentence

  • The difficulties of the next year or two will, no doubt, reawaken the pro-euro lobby.
  • Here's the good news: When you bring what I call unconditional presence to the trance of fear, you create the foundation for true spiritual awakening. undefined
  • He pulled himself up and stumbled to the bathroom, where he turned on the cold tap and collapsed at the bottom of the shower, barely awake.
  • That call my slumbering life to wake to happy things. A Book of Strife in the Form of The Diary of an Old Soul
  • It will be wormed throughout, and parcelled in the wake of the housing-bolt and frapping lashing, and where there is no swell, in the wake of the muzzle-ring. Ordnance Instructions for the United States Navy. 1866. Fourth edition.
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  • She works days as a chambermaid at a local hotel and at night lies awake fearing the sound of his tread.
  • The fall in popularity of the death's head and the subsequent prevalence of the cherub was a reflection of the Great Awakening and the belief in the immortality of the soul: "Cherubs reflect a stress on resurrection, while death's heads emphasize the mortality of man. Headstones for Dummies, the New York Edition
  • Hassan in frequently going to sleep in one town, to awake in another far distant, but without the benighted Oriental's surprise at the transfer, the afrit who performed this prodigy being a steam-engine, and the magician it obeyed the human mind. Lippincott's Magazine of Popular Literature and Science Volume 11, No. 23, February, 1873
  • These frigging Congresspeople better wake up and see the sun before it's too late! GOP is 'no friend of seniors' DNC says in TV ad
  • To wake up with her belly-up and demanding affection is to have your heart explode with the kind of joy that compels some people into a life of large-scale oil painting.
  • Twice through the following night was I wakened by the boat being hurled upon her beam-ends by the blows of the seas; but she righted easily, and took scarce any water, the canvas proving a very roof of safety. The Boats of the 'Glen Carrig'
  • He's still asleep, I suppose, though he often wakes me with his morning declamations. A PLAGUE OF ANGELS
  • In spring nature wakes from her long winter sleep.
  • Claudia came awake slowly.
  • Until you awaken this feeling, you should not expect the affirmation to work.
  • In times like these, to stroke the orb's gentle surface was a comfort, yet I fought the urge to wake it from its resting place.
  • This magnificent bit of luck, the finding of the calisaya, awakened in the susceptible bosom of Mr. Marcoy an ardent desire to explore for himself the site of its discovery. Lippincott's Magazine of Popular Literature and Science Volume 11, No. 23, February, 1873
  • The other great thing is that you wake next day in the chirpiest possible form. Times, Sunday Times
  • And he took the wand wherewith he lulls the eyes of whomso he will, while others again he even wakes from out of sleep. Book V
  • Every morning he would be up before sunrise raring to go, throwing clods of earth at the windows of staff to awaken them.
  • But memories of prior political awakenings that ended disastrously were revived when the Polish military cracked down in 1981.
  • Mars gives your career dreams a wake-up call. The Sun
  • How much evil is the current government going to inflict on our world before we wake up and boot them out?
  • Sparrows, chickadees, woodpeckers, and an assortment of other creatures were awake and bustling that summer morning.
  • I wake up in the morning and before I even get out of bed, I pick up my celly, go to ESPN.com and check my Padres score. Falling Off the Bandwagon
  • Thus, in the Western philosophical tradition, occasionalists in the proper sense of the term emerge in earnest in the wake of René Descartes (1596 “ 1650) in the form of “Cartesian occasionalists”. Occasionalism
  • I lay awake for much of the night.
  • Closing his eyes he fell into a light sleep, ready to awaken at the slightest noise.
  • Kitesurfing evolved in the mid-1990s out of other extreme water sports, combining the most exciting elements of windsurfing and wakeboarding and taking them to vastly greater heights.
  • But elsewhere in the world terrorism has spread its tentacles, leaving heavy tolls in its wake.
  • Wake County, which includes the city of Raleigh, does not reassign students individually.
  • I was wearing my Smokey the Bear cap, the one that ultimately shrank to an unwearable size in the wake of an unfortunate sprinkler related accident.
  • Or the first man awakened to a sense of the divine. Christianity Today
  • His sleep patterns differ on a nightly basis and he will often be awake all night if he is bored in the day. The Sun
  • Shakily I splashed some cold water onto my stricken face, wishing the cold liquid to act as a reality check, maybe even wake me up from this painfully real nightmare.
  • The winds associated with this broader wake spawn a narrow eastward countercurrent that draws warm water from west to east.
  • Once wide awake, even enterprising, they slowly become dilatory, leaden, slow, laggard, and lumpish.
  • Except the Lord keep the city, the _Wakeman_ waketh in vain. Bell's Cathedrals: The Cathedral Church of Ripon A Short History of the Church and a Description of Its Fabric
  • +The Story+ of this ballad, simple in itself, introduces to us the elaborate question of the ‘lyke-wake,’ or the practice of watching through the night by the side of a corpse. Ballads of Mystery and Miracle and Fyttes of Mirth Popular Ballads of the Olden Times - Second Series
  • Before marriage, a man will lie awake thinking about something you said; after marriage , he'll fall asleep before you finish saying it. Helen Rowland 
  • The happy event occurred in the Taylor's aviary in Wakefield, after the mother - a kakariki called Cheeky - and father Tom, a golden mantel rosella, were reared together from chicks.
  • It started at four this morning when I was jolted awake by a particularly hideous hypnogogic hallucination. Actually, Today Is Pretty Typical, So Far
  • Do you ever lay awake at night dreaming of ways to introduce the word "cyclopean" into everyday speech? The Lovecraft News Network
  • However it has not been plain sailing for the American since his arrival at Meadowbank last month in wake of the Scots' ignominious start to the BBL season.
  • Not without a painful emotion of impending danger, as I watched the stellular reflections dancing in the rushing river, did I wander on in the wake of a group of pack-ponies, and took my turn in being assisted over the broken chasms by the muleteers. Across China on Foot
  • And when I had been asleep scarce six hours, I waked again very sudden, as I had done before, and had belief that something did be anigh unto me; and I gript the Diskos, and did hearken; yet was there no sound that mine ears did wot of; neither aught that had power to be surely known of the spirit. The Night Land
  • Tired after two performances that day, she began to drift between sleep and wakefulness.
  • Two men wake to find themselves chained at opposite ends of a deserted washroom somewhere in the Industrial Zone.
  • He would also wake her when he feared intruders in the middle of the night, the court heard. The Sun
  • What causes you to wake up before dawn with a new idea spinning in your mind? Christianity Today
  • She would lie awake worrying.
  • Jim listlessly streeked his limbs after wake - up.
  • Companies need to wake up and take notice of the public's increasing concern with the environment.
  • In the wake of this summit he must rethink these deeply damaging proposals. Times, Sunday Times
  • What many patients experience is an awakening of emotions which they have never had, rather than a repetition of phantasies from the past.
  • Regard­ing our recent dis­cus­sion on sub­urbs and cities, here’s an inter­est­ing arti­cle from Joel Kotkin debunk­ing many of the “cre­ative cities” ideas that have been so pop­u­lar in the wake of Richard Florida. The Myth of the Creative Class? « Snarkmarket
  • In the not too distant future one morning all her friends are going to wake up to find that her status is six unopened milk bottles. The Sun
  • What is left in ‘her’ wake, however, is an acerbically astute representation of a social environment in which mothers are routinely erased, undervalued, and ‘trapped’ within the domestic milieu.
  • So he sleepeth and wotteth not whither she goeth, nor what she doeth; but we know that after giving him the drugged wine, she donneth her richest raiment and perfumeth herself and then she fareth out from him to be away till break of day; then she cometh to him, and burneth a pastile under his nose and he awaketh from his deathlike sleep. The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night
  • If anyone can help to reawaken people's interest and support in Christianity, our new archbishop certainly can - and I wish him well in his new and elevated position.
  • Always a late riser, I'd wake up around eleven every morning to brunch at a deliciously set table where my ‘roomie’, as I called her, would regale me with the tale of her day so far.
  • Within ten minutes I was snoozing guiltlessly once more… and I didn't wake up until 11.30.
  • The watermen of the Mississippi delta will tell you that if you wish to gauge the magnitude of a vessel that has passed by, all you have to do is measure the size of the waves the vessel has left in its wake. Manifesting Michelangelo
  • Do you think the newly awakened lionhearted people are going to be frightened by an official hat? An Enemy of the People
  • When I use the term addiction, I mean it as a wake-up call. Your Moral Leader
  • He contends that ‘public pressure can awaken Congress to an opposition role.’
  • Try not to wake the baby up.
  • I never feel like a screw when I wake up in the morning.
  • I lay in the bed with my eyes still closed but my mind was awake listening to the sound of the breeze blowing through the leaves of the coconut tree near my room window.
  • The best way to ensure this is to be awake fully during the day. The Sun
  • The sharp downturn in the US economy has brought a rude awakening to many in the IT sector.
  • You all wanna wake up and face certain realities or do you all wanna continue to jerk around? Think Progress » Fox News Devastated Over Arrest Of ACORN Pimp, Says The Story Probably Needs ‘A Lot Of Context’
  • Meanwhile, the cognitive dissonance of the experience should shock any uniformitarian in the audience fully awake.
  • He was wakened by a savage whiskerando of the other watch, who, seizing him by his waistband, dragged him most indecorously out, furiously denouncing him for a skulker. Israel Potter
  • Every morning it gets harder and harder for me to wake up and go to class like a good little girl.
  • It was just not necessarily at a speed at which the audience could fairly be expected to stay awake. Times, Sunday Times
  • If I get up, the dog will wake up and follow me outside.
  • But, all too often, it is used as a stepping stone to conventional skis or wakeboarding and the skill of kneeboarding is taken no further.
  • Her presence and nurturance literally restore Okonkwo to life in the wake of Ikemefuna's death and his forced, seven-year exile in Mbanta.
  • When he was still awake he thought he heard the faint creak of a floorboard, he immediately filed that away as Kira getting her midnight snack.
  • It cures the sexually frigid and the easily upset; it reawakens interest in sex for those suffering from physical or psychological problems.
  • A few hours later Benjamin shook me awake.
  • We need to talk sometimes to wake ourselves up and that is what we have done. Times, Sunday Times
  • I'd snuck up shortly after eight, changed into pajamas and then went down to the kitchen to wait for my parents to wake up.
  • You will only be a half-awake and half-asleep zombie. The Bushman Way of Tracking God
  • He wakes up, downs the backwash left in a cheap beer bottle, and dons his pilot gear.
  • The pilot gets into a small bit of leftover wake turbulence, the rental aircraft wobbles just before touchdown and a wingtip catches the runway.
  • It was pleasant to wake up in Florence, to open the eyes upon a bright bare room, with a floor of red tiles which look clean though they are not; with a painted ceiling whereon pink griffins and blue amorini sport in a forest of yellow violins and bassoons. A Room with a View
  • The matter was urgent and he crept out, trying not to make the sort of noise which would waken fellow guests. DARE CALL IT TREASON
  • Do you wake up feeling tired?
  • Three cars forward the steward unlocks the kitchen, the pantryman begins to prepare bread and muffins, and Ashby's Tavern awakens for breakfast.
  • Dame Gourlay, with two of her contemporaries, the same who assisted at Alice's late-wake, seated apart upon a flat monument, or "through-stane," sate enviously comparing the shares which had been allotted to them in dividing the dole. The Bride of Lammermoor
  • The grassy slopes were grazed by apparently fearless and footsure sheep, and in parts the sheer cliffs were occupied by seabirds - fulmars, kittiwakes and auks.
  • He kept twisting himself on to the side of his affected lung, but did not wake when I altered his position.
  • If they had expected a warm welcome, they were in for a rude awakening .
  • In the wake of the Napoleonic wars Italy was divided into a patchwork of kingdoms and duchies.
  • After all, a bedroom community has to wake up and go to work.
  • It should not be confused with night terrors or panics, in which a child becomes acutely agitated and terror-struck at night, appearing to be awake while in fact asleep and unable to be woken.
  • I wake at 6 am as the sleeping pill doesn't work for more than nine hours.
  • The huge outcry in the wake of last year's organ retention scandals has had a very damaging effect with a large drop in the number of people donating organs for transplantation.
  • Bears wake up in the spring after a winter of hibernation.
  • A cool shower wakes up the body and boosts circulation.
  • Coinciding with the moon landing of Apollo 11, the gates of Faerie flood open and Trods and balefires reawaken.
  • Will, dragging Raven behind him, who was also nearly falling asleep after being awake all night, left and shut the door quietly behind him.
  • I definitely wake up with fewer creases on my face now. Times, Sunday Times
  • Wake up every morning with the thought that something wonderful is about to happen.
  • I definitely wake up with fewer creases on my face now. Times, Sunday Times
  • By the time I actually made it to the clinic, I had been awake so long, and had been depriving myself of anything other than just water, that I was beginning to hallucinate.
  • the sound awakened them
  • Wakefield, Boston's 45-year-old knuckleballer, is stalled in his pursuit of his 200th career victory. Hasn't Wakefield Waited Long Enough?
  • Many parents of enuretic children report that their child sleeps more deeply than most other children and thus is unusually difficult to wake. Solve Your Child’s Sleep Problems
  • They likewise carefully watch the corpse by night and day till the time of interment, and conceive that “the deil tinkles at the lykewake” of those who felt in their dead-thraw the agonies and terrors of remorse. Notes
  • I had my sword fencing class the next day, so that might be a reason to actually wake up.
  • Count Robert had taken a single, indeed, but a deep draught, was more potent than the delicate and high-flavoured juice of the Gascogne grape, to which he was accustomed; at any rate, it seemed to him that, from the time he felt that he had slept, daylight ought to have been broad in his chamber when he awaked, and yet it was still darkness almost palpable. Count Robert of Paris
  • Ssh! You'll wake everybody up.
  • I definitely wake up with fewer creases on my face now. Times, Sunday Times
  • We shall be awake with her yowling all night. Somewhere East of Life
  • As she begins to pick apart the web of secrets, lies, and love affairs uncovered in the wake of her trial, Betsy suspects that her tight-lipped neighbors may know something that she has denied even to herself. Neighborhood Watch by Cammie McGovern: Book summary
  • The programme which was intended to allow accomplices in serious crimes to turn supergrasses and give evidence in order to secure convictions was first introduced in 1997 in the wake of the Guerin murder.
  • But after we got into bed, and after Frank had fallen asleep, I lay awake, listening to him breathe.
  • What keeps me awake at night is that. Times, Sunday Times
  • Sometimes she would wake at night unable to breathe, terrified she was suffocating.
  • Life is one big road with lots of signs. So when you riding through the ruts, don't complicate your mind. Flee from hate, mischief and jealousy. Don't bury your thoughts, put your vision to reality. Wake Up and Live! Bob Marley 
  • If they had expected a warm welcome, they were in for a rude awakening .
  • On the second day she whispered when she spoke, not wanting to wake her.
  • That is why he went all the way to Wake Island.
  • The slightest noise will wake him.
  • In particular, he must not miss the opportunity offered by an awakening India.
  • In the wake of the Rome Declaration, a special working group on theater missile defense was set up.
  • As I soaked in the hot water to wake up, my brain was awhirl in a multitude of thoughts.
  • I was partly awakened by noise and a couple of guys crowding me as they sat on the edge of my cot.
  • A comedy about becoming fully conscious, AND SOPHIE COMES TOO follows the three Abramowitz sisters and their mother Sophie, who may or may not wake from a coma before her daughters take control of their increasingly chaotic lives: Barbara, a single lesbian, doesn't want her wacky family's calamity to interfere with her sex life or the pending adoption of a baby girl from China. BroadwayWorld.com Featured Content
  • Companies need to wake up and take notice of the public's increasing concern with the environment.
  • The hedgehog caper had somehow affected his pattern of sleep and he was wide awake at six, with nowhere to go.
  • But to watch a whiplash rapper ride the crest of an orchestral forte is a genuine awakening.
  • London by our coxon, so they waked me, but I would not rise but bid him stay till morning, which he did, and then I rose and carried them in to my Diary of Samuel Pepys — Volume 04: March/April 1659-1660
  • The children were still wide awake, when the clock struck twelve for the New Year's Day.
  • Her priority is to maintain an impenetrable veneer of normalcy, of successful, aspirational living while he longs to wake up from the monotony of his existence and start living again.
  • You can be fast asleep all night and still wake up tense and sore. Banish Anxiety - how to stop worrying and take charge of your life
  • The Banksy Effect, the term coined by journalist Max Foster several years ago, speaks to an awakening of interest in the (often illegal) interventions that artists use to call attention to the way we complacently live under larger-than-life infrastructures built (often) by one-eyed men. Dylan Kendall: Street Art: A Window to a City's Soul
  • These were a dozen or so stoppered glass bottles containing a selection of Wakelate's most virulent and inventive poisons.
  • In his now notorious 1998 Lancet paper, Dr Wakefield invited further researches into his MMR-autism hypothesis in the spheres of epidemiology and virology.
  • Moog 's concert footage does feature some notable players (Money Mark and Mix Master Mike, funkster Bernie Worrell, Rick Wakeman from Yes, a brief burst of Stereolab). The Birth of the Synthesizer
  • Today, he would be called ‘born again’; a spiritual awakening convinced him he was one of the elect, placed on earth as an instrument of God's will.
  • I secretly revere it, as the idolater in me awakens once again. Learning to Die in Miami
  • It is not good to wake a sleeping lion. 
  • The tax rebate is a Barmecidal windfall, coming as it does in the wake of new hidden taxes on consumer goods and services. Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day
  • At about midnight they were suddenly awakened from their sleep by a loud noise and the earth trembling, which caused the whole building to shake about them. The Gods of Asgard
  • Catherine was awake, half asleep, walking down her boss' hall.
  • He noticed a phrase that was occasionally repeated throughout the book: Do not arouse or awaken Love until it so desires.
  • He was still asleep and I shook him gently awake and told him.
  • The designers have to wake up and realize that the clothes they create can influence a whole new generation.
  • All at once he was wide awake. A Time of War
  • After an hour, though still wide awake, I crimped the page and turned off the light.
  • For the intellectuals and the urban lower middle class, the new situation was a rude awakening of disillusionment and broken promises.
  • In a brilliant chapter he shows how Roger reimposed English rule on Ireland in the wake of the Bruce invasion in 1315.
  • The reptile, which looks like an alligator, will be kept at the Dangerous Wild Animal Rescue Facility in Great Wakering where more than 400 exotic animals are homed.
  • The promo won the brand 100 new retail accounts, while awakening interest from other Hollywood studios for future tie-ins.
  • The wriggle brought Shawn into a half wakeful state and he groggily inhaled a faintly flowery scent.
  • The clone's awakening after the embryo has been removed from her body opens the possibility for the emergence of a new type of hero by conflating images of rebirth and transformation.
  • He arrived to find them holding a wake. FIGHTER BOYS: Saving Britain 1940
  • “Gone to her room a little evil-disposed, I am informed, and laid down in her bed for a gliff,” said her grandmother; “as soon as she wakes, she shall take some drops.” Old Mortality
  • They would be awakened before daybreak and by eight had already had prayers and a math or science lesson.
  • Thus a South Slavonian housebreaker sometimes begins operations by throwing a dead man’s bone over the house, saying, with pungent sarcasm, “As this bone may waken, so may these people waken”; after that not a soul in the house can keep his or her eyes open. Chapter 3. Sympathetic Magic. § 2. Homoeopathic or Imitative Magic
  • In the wake of this, I wonder who he is going to give toilet detail to.
  • He managed to wake the trucker and help him from the vehicle, before fire crews arrived to extinguish the blaze. The Sun
  • Laryngospasm can happen during sleep paralysis (when you wake up but temporarily can't move or breathe). The Sun
  • Wake up everyday stronger than yesterday, face your fear and wipe your tears.
  • He managed to wake the trucker and help him from the vehicle, before fire crews arrived to extinguish the blaze. The Sun
  • What sparked such fine songcraft is the sudden wake-up call of The Beatles, who were taking America by storm.
  • I do however go out and get blitzed far too often, and wake up the next day feeling rotten having spent a lot of money!
  • The King would awaken and the nobles of the realm would compete to take away his chamberpot, remove his nightshirt, and dress him with his britches. Rabbi Shmuley Boteach: Status Symbols and the American Express Black Card
  • $1,000 KYD travel voucher as well as a selection of prizes from Dolphin Cove, Cayman Helicopters, Wakeboarding and Paddleboarding vouchers, and more. Cayman Net News Daily Headlines
  • If it burnt more quickly, the glowing embers might reach her skin and wake her in time to save herself. Times, Sunday Times
  • Suddenly, I awaked, and there I lay, myself again. Chapter 36
  • To do so would, but unchristianize the deep grief which bereavement awakens, and which true piety sanctifies; it would unhumanize the very constitution of home itself. The Christian Home
  • The move comes in the wake of the recent Echo Inquiry which exposed the potential danger in flats and bedsits.
  • Yet he did not know that Wake minor would be a bimbashi of the Egyptian Stalky & Co.
  • They both came forward at the same time, standing on either side of him, as though pressuring him to wake her.
  • The gentleman of the buckskins was the proprietor, with whose bailiff Harry Wakefield had dealt, or was in the act of dealing. Chronicles of the Canongate
  • With careful planning, you may still wake up with a heavy head, but your wallet shouldn't be too much lighter.
  • The device of appending separate annexes to key government documents is becoming something of a norm in the wake of the breakdown of the Belfast Agreement.
  • How do you keep your guests awake during the slow bits, until the big hitters swagger up to feign surprise and humility? Times, Sunday Times
  • I have to be careful though, because I don't want to wake up my other flatmate in the next room.
  • And, if she sleeps on the right side of her face, she wakes up with pain shooting from near her nose up to her temple.
  • When I did awake I noticed a shadowy figure standing over me.
  • Steve Lathan seemed unwilling to wake at all, almost as if he preferred his nightmare to everyday life. LOADED QUESTIONS
  • So I stand up, walk around my desk, close my door lest any children or wives wake up early, and proceed halfheartedly to get excited. More of the crap that’s in my head. But no nachos today. | Johnny B. Truant
  • Crude futures saw their last significant leg down in the wake of the Memorial Day holiday, when a postholiday decline followed a preholiday run-up in prices. Oil Falls $5.33 a Barrel,
  • Freely on offer at 4/1 before the off Rockstown Lad made a nonsense of those odds as he winged out of trap five leaving his rivals floundering in his wake.
  • The kiss of a young prince awakens Sleeping Beauty.
  • As I soaked in the hot water to wake up, my brain was awhirl in a multitude of thoughts.
  • Some have left in their wake a trail of disconsolate and usually highly unsuitable young men.
  • Usually he dozes off sometime around 11 P.M., only to wake when his roommates get home around 2 A.M. The days stretch out in front of him excruciatingly. The Sorcerer’s Apprentices
  • Sukarno began to tour Java, addressing massive crowds on the theme of the awakening of national consciousness.
  • The larl stroked my cheek with his great, smooth paw, the ivory claws hooded but quivering slightly, as if about to awake. Christmas on Ganymede and Other Stories
  • Or faith-based organizations landing more and more hard-earned taxpayer dollars, including Pat Robertson's Operation Blessing, which grifted FEMA in the wake of Katrina's devastation. Scott Thill: Waking Up is Hard to Do
  • Supposing, just for a second, that we take these metaphors literally; what we would basically be saying is that God -- that Supreme Being, omnipotent, omnipresent, omniscient -- is the real evil, while Lucifer and Christ were both good guys, both trying but failing to wake humanity up to its daimonic -- which is to say divine -- potential. THE HALLS OF PENTHEUS -- PART ONE
  • Temptation comes to all of us,whether or not we succumb depends on our ability to recognize its disguise,sometimes it arrives in a form of an old flame,flichering back to lift,or a new friend who could end up being so much more,or a young child who wakens feelings we didn't know we had.And so we give in to temptation all the while knowing come moring,we'll have to suffer the consequences.
  • Tagore seemed to be a wonderful performer, who can invariably wake up the string of my deep heart and make my soul trembling by resonance.

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