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A cold, numbing sensation stole down my spine and made my legs grow suddenly weak.
UNCANNY TALESVARIOUS
Winston could scarcely grasp them, for he had lived of late in the cities, and the cold he had been sheltered from was numbing.
WINSTON OF THE PRAIRIEHAROLD BINDLOSS
His head was throbbing, though he had touched no wine; there was a great weight in his breast, numbing, crushing.
GOD WILLS IT!WILLIAM STEARNS DAVIS
Ere a dozen steps were retraced, she was met by the shower,—November rain, cutting and numbing as hail.
ALONEMARION HARLAND
He stood among them outwardly calm and smiling, his brain fighting off the numbing, confused riot that raged within it.
THE WOMAN GIVESOWEN JOHNSON
There was a numbing feeling of horror as he recoiled before this thing.
THE GHOST BREAKERCHARLES GODDARD
Now and then the streak of radiance widened behind the box, and the cold grew numbing as the icy wind flowed in.
THE CATTLE-BARON'S DAUGHTERHAROLD BINDLOSS
It was blowing strongly now, and a numbing drowsiness had to be grappled with as the warmth died out of them.
THE CATTLE-BARON'S DAUGHTERHAROLD BINDLOSS
When the ship's discoverers boarded her, their eyes were greeted by a sight whose ghastliness filled them with a numbing horror.
ASTOUNDING STORIES OF SUPER-SCIENCE, NOVEMBER, 1930VARIOUS
After the first shock, when his brain began to throw off the numbing stupor, he comprehended the terrible fact.
IN FRIENDSHIP'S GUISEWM. MURRAY GRAYDON
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO NUMBING

  • anesthetic
  • balmy
  • calming
  • deadening
  • dozy
  • drowsy
  • dull
  • hypnotic
  • mesmerizing
  • narcotic
  • nodding
  • numbing
  • opiate
  • quietening
  • sedative
  • slumberous
  • snoozy
  • somniferous
  • somnolent
  • soothing
  • tranquilizing
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