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  • 1 Insensible — In*sen si*ble, a. [L. insensibilis: cf. F. insensible. See {In } not, and {Sensible}.] [1913 Webster] 1. Destitute of the power of feeling or perceiving; wanting bodily sensibility; unconscious. Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. Not susceptible of… …

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  • 2 insensible — 1 Insensible, insensitive, impassible, anesthetic mean unresponsive to stimuli or to external influences. Insensible usually implies total unresponsiveness, and therefore unawareness or unconsciousness such as may result from blunted powers of… …

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  • 3 Hypnotism — • The nervous sleep, induced by artificial and external means, which has been made the subject of experiment and methodical study by men of science, physicians or physiologists Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Hypnotism     Hypn …

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  • 4 Steel — (st[=e]l), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Steeled} (st[=e]ld); p. pr. & vb. n. {Steeling}.] [AS. st[=y]lan: cf. Icel. st[ae]la. See {Steel}, n.] 1. To overlay, point, or edge with steel; as, to steel a razor; to steel an ax. [1913 Webster] 2. Fig.: To make …

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  • 5 Steeled — Steel Steel (st[=e]l), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Steeled} (st[=e]ld); p. pr. & vb. n. {Steeling}.] [AS. st[=y]lan: cf. Icel. st[ae]la. See {Steel}, n.] 1. To overlay, point, or edge with steel; as, to steel a razor; to steel an ax. [1913 Webster] 2.… …

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  • 6 Steeling — Steel Steel (st[=e]l), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Steeled} (st[=e]ld); p. pr. & vb. n. {Steeling}.] [AS. st[=y]lan: cf. Icel. st[ae]la. See {Steel}, n.] 1. To overlay, point, or edge with steel; as, to steel a razor; to steel an ax. [1913 Webster] 2.… …

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  • 7 blunt — I. a. 1. Dull, obtuse, pointless, edgeless. 2. Dull witted, dull, thick witted, obtuse, stupid, stolid. 3. Abrupt, bluff, plain, uncourtly, unceremonious, without formal civility. 4. Brusk (or brusque), rough, harsh, uncourteous, ungracious,… …

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  • 8 sear — I. v. a. 1. Dry, wither. 2. Cauterize, burn with a hot iron, burn with cautery, scorch. 3. Make callous, make insensible. 4. Brand. II. a. Dry, withered, sere …

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  • 9 blur — v 1. smear, besmear, smirch, smudge; sully, dirty, soil, stain, smutch, begrime; bedaub, daub all over, blot, splotch, spot, blemish, splash, bespatter; blotch, mar, deface. 2. obscure, befog, obfuscate, make indistinct, dim, bedim; (all of the… …

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  • 10 sear — v 1. burn, singe, toast, brown, broil; overcook, burn to a crisp, scorch, char, cauterize, oxidize. 2. brand, stamp, mark, put one s mark on. 3. harden, steel, toughen, brutalize, make callous, caseharden, inure; dull, blunt, obtund, hebetate;… …

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  • 11 an|es´the|tiz´er — an|es|the|tize «uh NEHS thuh tyz», transitive verb, tized, tiz|ing. 1. to make (a person, animal, or area of the body) unable to feel pain, touch, cold, or other sensation; make insensible. 2. Figurative. to lessen or deaden (the emotional or… …

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  • 12 an|es´the|ti|za´tion — an|es|the|tize «uh NEHS thuh tyz», transitive verb, tized, tiz|ing. 1. to make (a person, animal, or area of the body) unable to feel pain, touch, cold, or other sensation; make insensible. 2. Figurative. to lessen or deaden (the emotional or… …

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  • 13 an|es|the|tize — «uh NEHS thuh tyz», transitive verb, tized, tiz|ing. 1. to make (a person, animal, or area of the body) unable to feel pain, touch, cold, or other sensation; make insensible. 2. Figurative. to lessen or deaden (the emotional or critical response… …

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  • 14 Entrance — En*trance , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Entranced}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Entrancing}.] [Pref. en + trance.] 1. To put into a trance; to make insensible to present objects. [1913 Webster] Him, still entranced and in a litter laid, They bore from field and to …

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  • 15 Entranced — Entrance En*trance , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Entranced}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Entrancing}.] [Pref. en + trance.] 1. To put into a trance; to make insensible to present objects. [1913 Webster] Him, still entranced and in a litter laid, They bore from… …

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  • 16 Entrancing — Entrance En*trance , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Entranced}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Entrancing}.] [Pref. en + trance.] 1. To put into a trance; to make insensible to present objects. [1913 Webster] Him, still entranced and in a litter laid, They bore from… …

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  • 17 cauterize — transitive verb ( ized; izing) Date: 14th century 1. to sear with a cautery or caustic < cauterize a wound > 2. to make insensible ; deaden < must oust the feeling, or cauterize it Robert Craft > • …

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  • 18 The dozens — also known as Yo Momma Fights , is an element of the African American oral tradition in which two competitors, usually males, go head to head in a competition of often good natured, ribald trash talk . They take turns insulting mdash; cracking …

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  • 19 The Dozens — For other uses, see Dozens (disambiguation). Your father redirects here. For the family member, see father. The Dozens is a game that has its origins in African American slavery. The game originates from the devaluing and bargaining off of… …

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  • 20 deaden — v. a. 1. Weaken, impair, abate, restrain, retard, dull, damp, dampen. 2. Blunt, benumb, paralyze, obtund, hebetate, make insensible …

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