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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of etherize.


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  • In an etherized daze, we stumble up, thank our caretaker and falter through halls stinking of sanitized despair.

    Habits Die Hard

  • But another person in that operating room was stirring awake: the long-silent, etherized body lying at the far end of the scalpel—the cancer patient.

    The Emperor of All Maladies

  • Machinery of power makes inherent vice confess mistakes once etherized upon the gurneys, when jettisoned by their attorneys and ridiculed by them, and spurned despite the money they have earned, as money-driven as the clients, with whom they'd had their vice alliance.

    Gershon Hepner: inherent Vice

  • I should explain that moths are now generally hunted humanely: gone are the days when they were etherized upon a table or transfixed with pins.


  • The moral lapses, ethical breaches, and illegal acts by the terrible twosome at least the acts that have been publicly exposed are given the Mathews treatment, which is to say a Cliff Notes version of reality done up in etherized prose.

    KIPP Information Minister Continues to Ignore Abuses and Ethical Meltdown

  • Or you could have been really ambiguous and drawn a patient etherized upon a table.

    What was the Question Again?

  • The dumbing down of the masses is a problem in this country and it's the only real way to keep Americans etherized.

    Leslie Griffith: Idiocracy: Why the Media Is Not Protecting the People

  • One holds etherized gauze over the patient's face.

    Three Ways of Looking at Thomas Eakins

  • Even metaphor, announced or otherwise, is an implicit narrative — "like a patient etherized upon a table" (T.S. Eliot); "Loneliness leapt in the mirrors, but all week/I kept them covered like cages" (W.S. Merwin).

    Language Makes the Senses One

  • I know writers, excellent writers, who have mastered their approaches, like surgeons who can calmly tackle whatever lands etherized upon their table.

    Book Review: Screenwriting The Sequence Approach


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