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Word: stupefy

Definition: stun; make numb (as with a drug); amaze


Sentences Containing 'stupefy'

There is not one of those women, Egyptian, Turkish, or Greek, whom here you call`good women,'who do not know how, by means of chemistry, to stupefy a doctor, and in psychology to amaze a confessor.''

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