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benumb

be·numb

benumb

 
pronunciation:
b nuhm
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Word Combinations (verb)
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: benumbed, benumbing, benumbs
definition 1: to render numb or without physical sensation, esp. by cold.
similar words:
numb
definition 2: to paralyze in thought or action.
He was benumbed by the shock of her death.
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