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Placebos can deaden pain signals coming from the nerves, they learned.
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For bulletproof armor to be effective, it needs to distribute and deaden the energy of bullets quickly, it needs to be durable against repeat impacts, and it needs to be light and useful enough that people actually wear it.
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It turns out that deadening some of the pain of mountain biking also dims some of the satisfaction.
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The dining room, even in the heat of summer, should be carpeted, to deaden the noise of the servants' feet.
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Hay and straw were laid upon the bridges to deaden the sound of the artillery wheels.
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An attempt to imagine a body destitute of thy potency, would be to bankrupt and deaden the material universe.
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Even concussion of the brain had failed to deaden the memory of that awful night.
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Her heart answered to the same emotions that quicken or deaden the beat of other breasts.
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The more Madeleine became accustomed to town life the easier she found it to deaden her recollections of the past.
GARMAN AND WORSEALEXANDER LANGE KIELLAND
There was a click and two doors, ludicrously like the doors which deaden the volume of gramophone music, flew open.
THE DAFFODIL MYSTERYEDGAR WALLACE
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO DEADEN

  • caught up
  • controlled
  • deadened
  • drugged
  • ensorcelled
  • enthralled
  • entranced
  • fascinated
  • gripped
  • held spellbound
  • hypnotized
  • magnetized
  • numbed
  • rendered unconscious
  • spellbed
  • stupefied
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