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  • noun Plural form of awakening.

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  • "It's the kind of Canadian character study that takes its pacing queues from its wintry setting and its multicharacter miseries and sexual awakenings from the Atom Egoyan playbook (a Callum Keith Rennie cameo is requisite); for a while [director Amnon] Buchbinder balances it all with aplomb, allowing [Daniel] MacIvor's generous, giving acting to take center stage."

    GreenCine Daily: Shorts, 4/3.

  • November 26th, 2005 at 6: 53 pm jason kennedy says: spudgeboy, i think 5 years of doublethink at the hands of karl rove and his lies has left the ordinary republican incapable of grasping simple sentences. they remind me of the patients in awakenings! we need to find a drug capable of reviving them. i thought the TRUTH might work, but they seem to have developed an enormous RESISTANCE to it!

    Think Progress » Report: Bush To Lay The Groundwork For Precipitous Withdrawal From Iraq Next Wednesday

  • The purpose of these acknowledgments of past immobilities and present awakenings is to announce the visionary intention of the poem.

    Passion and Romantic Poetics

  • Following other scholars, Fogel identifies four such religious "awakenings" -- beginning in roughly 1730, 1800, 1890 and 1960 -- that eventually affected intellectual life and politics.

    The Limits Of Materialism

  • April 27, 2009 at 05:11 PM well, i'm not in seattle. i'm in vancouver. we have a brewed awakenings, which is a coffee shop that is decorated egyptian kind of. i don't know if seattle has one of those.

    Seattle

  • The "awakenings" were too clumsy and on-the-nose to make much of an impact on me.

    Celestine as a spiritual system

  • Coupled with recent "awakenings" by traditional conservatives who have spoekn publicly against the racism and social messages of the far right it does feel like there is some connections to all of these views - suggesting that there is also a lot of fear that the role of the far right in the GOP is going to prove to be a real problem not just for the Democrats but for all of us.

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  • Coupled with recent "awakenings" by traditional conservatives who have spoekn publicly against the racism and social messages of the far right it does feel like there is some connections to all of these views - suggesting that there is also a lot of fear that the role of the far right in the GOP is going to prove to be a real problem not just for the Democrats but for all of us.

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  • Coupled with recent "awakenings" by traditional conservatives who have spoekn publicly against the racism and social messages of the far right it does feel like there is some connections to all of these views - suggesting that there is also a lot of fear that the role of the far right in the GOP is going to prove to be a real problem not just for the Democrats but for all of us.

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  • Coupled with recent "awakenings" by traditional conservatives who have spoekn publicly against the racism and social messages of the far right it does feel like there is some connections to all of these views - suggesting that there is also a lot of fear that the role of the far right in the GOP is going to prove to be a real problem not just for the Democrats but for all of us.

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