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  • verb Third-person singular simple present indicative form of numb.

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Examples

  • WHITFIELD: Well, some might say that caffeine kind of numbs the pain just like some argue that the marijuana does.

    CNN Transcript Oct 24, 2009

  • "I've done tests to try and figure this thing out, but it almost feels like you hit your funny bone and it kind of numbs up for a little bit."

    SI.com

  • "I've done tests to try and figure this thing out, but it almost feels like you hit your funny bone and it kind of numbs up for a little bit."

    CNN.com

  • Marijuana "numbs" the nervous system slightly, possibly preventing shock.

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  • I've done tests to try and figure this thing out, but it almost feels like you hit your funny bone and it kind of numbs up for a little bit. "

    CNN.com

  • I've done tests to try and figure this thing out, but it almost feels like you hit your funny bone and it kind of numbs up for a little bit. "

    SI.com

  • "It kind of numbs you, emotionally and intellectually.

    Washblog - Front Page

  • Its warm, lingering heat numbs the lips but you can still taste the fresh egg and sugar.

    Something for the Weekend: The perfect pisco sour

  • My existence turns foggy and I sit cross-legged on the floor, in a gray haze that numbs my body and makes it difficult to move.

    Miracles, Inc.

  • But it doesn't stop him; no sooner is he out of the hospital (with mild nerve damage that numbs him to pain, all the better to take an ass-kicking) that he inadvertently interrupts a gang fight in front of a group of coffee shop customers.

    MOVIE REVIEW: Kick-Ass (2010)

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