Thesaurus / stuns


Oh, my beautiful, that you should give up so much for met The wonder of it stuns me.

An Unknown LoverMrs. George de Horne Vaizey

Oh, of course, there are those it brutalizes—and there are those it stuns.

Elizabeth's CampaignMrs. Humphrey Ward

I wondered how many tears had wet the stuns as they wuz hewn out.

But often a heavy blow only stuns and the blood circulates the more purely and richly for the shock.

The Mesmerist's VictimAlexandre Dumas

And the funeral sermon, they say, wuz enough to melt a stun, if there had been any stuns round where they could hear it.

For a moment, a work like the Eighth Symphony stuns the auditor with its sheer physical bulk.

Musical PortraitsPaul Rosenfeld

To stand on the verge of a swamp vocal with these, pains and stuns the ear.

This meeting with Kate Morrison put the stuns upon me and Jim, and no mistake.

Robbery Under ArmsThomas Alexander Browne, AKA Rolf Boldrewood

Nowadays an ogre called Ten-O'Clock steals up behind my chair with a club in his hand and stuns me into insensibility.

The Prairie WifeArthur Stringer

What use is there a-tryin' to drop 'em out of your own private collection of stuns?


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