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At first his pride compelled him to try again, but he was soon transfixed by what he was learning about the human body’s extraordinary ability to compensate for its injuries and illnesses.
THE BROKEN FRONT LINEBY AVA KOFMAN, PHOTOGRAPHY BY KENDRICK BRINSON AND DAVID WALTER BANKSAPRIL 7, 2021PROPUBLICA
Take the syringe in the right hand and with the needle transfix the fold near its base (Fig. 182).
It has not one element that asks the sense of beauty to incorporate it, or challenges the weapon of wit to transfix it.
Merle was looking Old Broadbrim squarely in the eye and his gaze seemed to transfix him like a lance.
They stuck out at right angles, seeming to transfix the rigid, death-white hands.
THE MESSENGERELIZABETH ROBINS
What joy, I thought, would it be to transfix the matchless beauty which had wrought itself thus into the visions of my old age!
I heard one of them cry out: 'That mountain of meat is so enormous that I wager my pike could not transfix it.
Another method is to transfix the furuncle by passing the knife through its base and making it cut outwards through the skin.
But just as he was beginning to mention the necessity of his departure, a flash of lightning seemed to transfix the heavens.
CONINGSBYBENJAMIN DISRAELI
They swung their weapons, evidently meaning to transfix some of the six people clustered around the cart.
THE DAY OF WRATHLOUIS TRACY

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