– definition :

  • (noun)
    1. a vigil held over a corpse the night before burial (context:act)
    2. the wave that spreads behind a boat as it moves forward (context:event)
    3. an island in the western Pacific between Guam and Hawaii (context:location)
    4. the consequences of an event (especially a catastrophic event) (context:phenomenon)
  • (verb)
    1. stop sleeping (context:body)
    2. cause to become awake or conscious (context:body)
    3. be awake, be alert, be there (context:body)
    4. make aware of (context:communication)
    5. arouse or excite feelings and passions (context:emotion)

– Sample : “wake”

  • He was roused by the drunken men in the street
  • His words woke us to terrible facts of the situation
  • Please wake me at 6 AM.
  • She woke up to the sound of the alarm clock
  • 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
  • in the wake of the accident no one knew how many had been injured
  • the aftermath of war
  • the motorboat’s wake capsized the canoe
  • there’s no weeping at an Irish wake