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It is a bit like parachuting into the tumor trenches where the armies of cellular soldiers engage in military actions, sometimes deceiving each other, sometimes waking each other up from their molecular stupor.
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Even after shaking off its hibernation stupor and focusing its gaze on Pieciul, the animal proceeded slowly, plodding toward him on broad paws that flattened the snow and claws that clung easily to the crust layer below.
IT’S NO FUN TO WAKE A SLEEPING BEARJVERSTEEGHAUGUST 11, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
The first time I read the Bennett and Eklund papers, I sat in a chilled stupor.
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De Castellor was now in his seat; and when Castanos came off; the Duke was stunned into stupor, overcome by the illimitable ruin.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
Tom sat for a long time before the open window in a state of half stupor, staring at the pictures his mind offered automatically.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
The smoke is inhaled into the lungs, producing a momentary stupor and the operation is over.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
The kind honest sympathy of this true friend roused Dorothy from her stupor of grief.
THE WORLD BEFORE THEMSUSANNA MOODIE
Hans Nilsen got up again, moving about as if he were in a stupor, and at last stood opposite her, as if he were about to speak.
SKIPPER WORSEALEXANDER LANGE KIELLAND
His hearers were struck with stupor: if the conditions were unacceptable, war became inevitable.
THE BORDER RIFLESGUSTAVE AIMARD
Then Richard lapsed again into a stupor; and when next he saw the world, he was in the miller's house.
GOD WILLS IT!WILLIAM STEARNS DAVIS
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO STUPOR

  • anesthesia
  • apathy
  • dullness
  • insensibility
  • insensitivity
  • paralysis
  • stupefaction
  • stupor
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