What does Benumbed mean?
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Benumbed, numb. [II. 2 (6).] II. Into sleep. (Applied to the passage ...
being also particularly adapted to the use of academies and schools by William Grimshaw
benumbing; past, benumbed.
by Thomas Curtis (of Grove house sch, Islington)
They are applied as an external stimulant to benumbed or paralytic limbs; to parts affected with fixed rheumatic pains; and to the soles of the feet, in the low stace of acute diseases, for raising the pulse : in this intention, a mixture of equal parts ...
by Cora Linn Daniels, C. M. Stevans
In Japan, where people sit cross- legged, they believe that when legs get benumbed, it can be cured by picking up a straw, wetting it with saliva, sticking it on the forehead, and letting it stay there until it falls off of its own accord. In Tokyo, after a ...
by Jai Narain Sharma
This futile discussion and reiteration of this doctrine bankrupted the wit, baffled the brains, benumbed the revolutionary fervour, and seduced the hearts of the Hindus, softening their limbs and stiffening the bones of the enemies. Leader after ...
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The value of this 8-letter word is 15 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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