Torpify
Torpify \Tor"pi*fy\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Torpified}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Torpifying}. .] [L. torpere to be torpid + -fy.] To make torpid; to numb, or benumb. [1913 Webster]

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  • torpify — v. a. Numb, benumb, make torpid …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • torpify — tor·pi·fy …   English syllables

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  • Torpified — Torpify Tor pi*fy, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Torpified}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Torpifying}. .] [L. torpere to be torpid + fy.] To make torpid; to numb, or benumb. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Torpifying — Torpify Tor pi*fy, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Torpified}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Torpifying}. .] [L. torpere to be torpid + fy.] To make torpid; to numb, or benumb. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • numb — adj 1. sensationless, feelingness, insensate; senseless, insentient, unperceiving; dazed, in shock, anesthetized, drugged, paralyzed. 2. callous, insensitive, thickskinned; unimpressionable, inured, hardened, hard, casehardened; unemotional,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • torpid —   a. numb; sleepy; dull.    ♦ torpidity, n.    ♦ torpify, v.t. make torpid.    ♦ torpor, n. torpid state; apathy.    ♦ torporific, a. torpifying …   Dictionary of difficult words

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