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  1. an act or instance of waking up.

    Category: Common Vocabulary

  2. an act or instance of being awakened.

    Category: Common Vocabulary

  3. Category: Ornithology

    Ref: flicker2. 2

  4. (adj.)serving to wake one from sleep:

    I'd like a wake-up call at 6:00 a.m.

    Category: Common Vocabulary

  5. serving to arouse or excite:

    a wake-up call on the problems of pollution.

    Category: Common Vocabulary

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  1. wake-up(Noun)

    An act or instance of waking up.

  2. wake-up(Noun)

    An act or instance of being awakened.


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