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Q: What does an awakening mean?
A: Similar to wake up but is also used for larger and more important things.
Examples:
“The hero’s great power had finally awakened.”
“The telephone awakened her from her sleep” == “The telephone woke her up”
Q: What does to have rude awakenings mean?
A: To have a rude awakening is to realize your illusions or thinking about something is wrong. For example, when you think that being an adult will be fun and better than being a kid, and then finding out you have to pay bills, get a full time job, be on your own.

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