from The Century Dictionary.
- noun One who or that which awakens or arouses from sleep or inaction.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun One who, or that which, awakens.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun One who, or that which,
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Another over-watchful Newbury "awakener" rapped on the head a nodding man who protested indignantly that he was wide-awake, and was only bowing in solemn assent and approval of the minister's arguments.
"Be your own awakener to the beauty and power that are alive in you right now."
Arianna Huffington, Markos Moulitsas Zuniga (Dailykos) Josh Marshall (talkingpointsmemo. com) are all opening up venues where people who practice the occupation of awakener can do their good work.
Well, actually, my concept of the occupation of awakener is one in which we do the work that produces the dictionary definition -- people who wake up.
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Now, the dictionary definition of awakener as someone who awakens.
And if the politicians play deaf, a protest is an adequate awakener.
As you leave your own comfort zone, you become a powerful awakener and role model.
You are the great awakener, shaking people out of their sleeping zone with strange but valid observations.
If, then, his act never came to be but is eternal — a waking without an awakener, an eternal wakening and a supra-Intellection — He is as