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Related / Similar Words: viewing, backwash, Wake Island, Wake, aftermath, wake up, awake, arouse, awaken, come alive, waken, rouse, inflame, stir up, ignite, heat, fire up

 

Definition:
  • a vigil held over a corpse the night before burial; "there''s no weeping at an Irish wake";
  • the wave that spreads behind a boat as it moves forward; "the motorboat''s wake capsized the canoe";
  • an island in the western Pacific between Guam and Hawaii;
  • the consequences of an event (especially a catastrophic event); "the aftermath of war"; "in the wake of the accident no one knew how many had been injured";
  • stop sleeping; "She woke up to the sound of the alarm clock";
  • cause to become awake or conscious; "He was roused by the drunken men in the street"; "Please wake me at 6 AM.";
  • be awake, be alert, be there;
  • make aware of; "His words woke us to terrible facts of the situation";
  • arouse or excite feelings and passions; "The ostentatious way of living of the rich ignites the hatred of the poor"; "The refugees'' fate stirred up compassion around the world"; "Wake old feelings of hatred";

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    Hyponyms: reawaken, bring to, bring back, bring round, bring around, call, stay up, sit up, ferment

     

    Entailments: sleep, kip, slumber, log Z's, catch some Z's

     

    Part Meronyms: Pacific, Pacific Ocean

     

    Derivational Morphology: awakening, wakening, waking up, waker, arousal, rouser, arouser, waking, heat, warmth, passion, inflammation, inflaming

     

    Anagrams: weka, weak

     

     
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