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]

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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

  • 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

  • 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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