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- adv. in a dumb (meaning silent) manner; mutely or silently
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adv. In silence; mutely.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Mutely; silently; without speech or sound.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adv. in an inarticulate manner
- adv. in a stupid manner
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He looked at me dumbly from a face that might have belonged to a man of sixty, so furrowed, tightly drawn, and full of pain it was.
Now he turned around and looked dumbly at his brother, his mouth agape.
Mostly people watch Faux Noise and dumbly believe they are actually seeing news instead of knowing it is "entertainment" ala Rupert Murdock. [tabloid crap for the unaware].
As he mounts, she is overcome, hiding slippery, paddles or slaps water dumbly as though she can go somewhere.
In this case, dumbly finger-pointing his own golden egg-laying goose, CNN, as being Jewish controlled.
While I feigned confusion and smiled dumbly, I slipped out the memory card and eventually handed the soldier a camera with no photos of Feyzieh or protests at all, just a small cache of innocent pictures on its local memory drive — a few of monuments and street scenes in Tehran, and one of me playing air guitar in my hotel room.
They want you to give up and go back to dumbly stroking that shiny screen, pausing intermittently to wipe the drool from your chin.
Then, Waddy said that since there weren't any girls there, we should all write a song and James and I kind of looked at him dumbly and asked what it should be about.
Elaine was only aware of her heart pumping blood through her veins, to her organs and her brain, and back again, was only aware of her feet moving dumbly across the tiled ground.
But here and there they worked with nervous haste, and the stark corpses by the trail-side attested dumbly to their labor.
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