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  • verbamaze, shock
  • verbstun
  • verbamaze
  • verbastonish

synonyms for stupefies

  • daze
  • deaden
  • benumb
  • dull
  • numb
  • perplex
  • astonish
  • bewilder
  • astound
  • surprise
  • startle
  • shock

antonyms for stupefies

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  • expect
  • enliven
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How to use stupefies in a sentence

A drop of chloroform on the bottom of the box at once stupefies the capture so that it can be taken out and otherwise disposed of.
DIRECTIONS FOR COLLECTING AND PRESERVING INSECTSC. V. RILEY
I do nothing without gaiety; continuation and a too obstinate endeavour, darkens, stupefies, and tires my judgment.
THE ESSAYS OF MONTAIGNE, COMPLETEMICHEL DE MONTAIGNE
A melancholic and dull tranquillity may be enough for me, but it benumbs and stupefies me; I am not contented with it.
THE ESSAYS OF MONTAIGNE, COMPLETEMICHEL DE MONTAIGNE
Tell me, Herr Timar, how could you get such a Moggor rose whose scent stupefies?
TIMAR'S TWO WORLDSMR JKAI
They smoke also the leaves of a kind of hemp called dacha, which stupefies and intoxicates.
TORREY'S NARRATIVEWILLIAM TORREY
A long railway journey stupefies some men, but makes others nervous and inclined to exaggerate danger or trouble.
WHOSOEVER SHALL OFFENDF. MARION CRAWFORD
Want of liberty, by strengthening law and decorum, stupefies conscience.
ESSAYS, SECOND SERIESRALPH WALDO EMERSON
Pyrethrum is also used largely, but it only stupefies the mosquitoes temporarily instead of killing them.
INSECTS AND DISEASESRENNIE W. DOANE
Let us not, Sirs, be setting up altars to the human mind; for an adulterous incense stupefies it, and ends by destroying it.
THE HEAVENLY FATHERERNEST NAVILLE
Carbonic acid gas is what stupefies the dogs in the Grotto del Cane.
HARPER'S NEW MONTHLY MAGAZINE, VOLUME 1, NO. 4, SEPTEMBER, 1850VARIOUS
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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