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  • verb Present participle of chloroform.

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Examples

  • What that would mean is, if a jury chose to believe that mom Casey Anthony was assaulting the child, such as chloroforming her, or shaking her, and a death occurred, that would be treated as a murder under the felony murder statute.

    CNN Transcript Oct 8, 2008

  • Like Brian and some others, I tend to see the Democratic leadership as having a kind of chloroforming effect on positive social change.

    NARAL’s Endorsement of Lincoln Chafee

  • But good taste took an extended holiday with characters like Uncle NAMBLA (his tagline: "Don't tell anyone where I touched you!"), who wrestled/groped the schoolboy character Lil 'Timmy before "chloroforming" him and dragging him back to the locker room for a bad-touch session.

    Chicago Reader

  • But good taste took an extended holiday with characters like Uncle NAMBLA (his tagline: "Don't tell anyone where I touched you!"), who wrestled/groped the schoolboy character Lil 'Timmy before "chloroforming" him and dragging him back to the locker room for a bad-touch session.

    Chicago Reader

  • Hiram Johnson groused to a friend that handing the probe to the FTC was tantamount to “chloroforming” the investigation.

    Colossus

  • Hiram Johnson groused to a friend that handing the probe to the FTC was tantamount to “chloroforming” the investigation.

    Colossus

  • After about a month, I'll probably start chloroforming waitresses everywhere in the state to get them in for an interview just so I can get a freakin night off, but for now, I can tell myself that it's really not that bad.

    ana-ng Diary Entry

  • A romantic of Arabia often disappointed by the realities of Arab society, he could have written on that page, as he did elsewhere, about the frustration and disappointments of an "Arab milieu that's finally destructive; desultory; chloroforming; amnesiac."

    Hiding in Plain Sight

  • Whereas you, in the space of one week, have undone this work of chloroforming, by awakening the cultural milieu, Francophone and Anglophone, and from coast to coast.

    Archive 2008-10-01

  • Time was that you could adopt a child just by creeping into a house at night, chloroforming some parents, making away with a baby and raising it as a penguin-servant in your underground sewer lair.

    David Banda’s Dad All Confused By Madonna Adoption Malarkey

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