Associations to the word «Awaken»
AWAKEN, verb. (transitive) To cause to become awake.
AWAKEN, verb. (transitive) To cause to become conscious.
AWAKEN, verb. (intransitive) To stop sleeping.
AWAKEN, verb. Cause to become awake or conscious; "He was roused by the drunken men in the street"; "Please wake me at 6 AM.".
AWAKEN, verb. Stop sleeping; "She woke up to the sound of the alarm clock".
AWAKEN, verb. Make aware; "They were awakened to the sad facts".
Since a politician never believes what he says, he is quite surprised to be taken at his word.