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  • 1 bronze — I. n. 1. Alloy of copper, tin, and zinc. 2. Brown, brown color. 3. Brass, impudence, assurance, effrontery. II. v. a. 1. Brown, embrown, embronze. 2. Harden, indurate, render insensible or unfeeling …

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  • 2 numb — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. unfeeling, deadened, frozen, benumbed; dazed, shocked; anesthetized, narcotized, drugged, paralyzed; dull, torpid, insensitive; desensitized; lifeless. v. t. deaden, benumb, freeze; narcotize, drug …

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  • 3 Insensibility — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Insensibility >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 insensibility insensibility insensibleness Sgm: N 1 moral insensibility moral insensibility Sgm: N 1 inertness inertness inertia Sgm: N 1 vis inertiae vis inertiae Sgm: N 1… …

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  • 4 Physical Insensibility — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Physical Insensibility >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 insensibility insensibility physical insensibility Sgm: N 1 obtuseness obtuseness &c. >Adj. Sgm: N 1 palsy palsy paralysis paraesthesia anaesthesia Sgm: N 1 sle …

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  • 5 harden — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. anneal, fire; steel; congeal, thicken (see hardness); accustom, inure, blunt. See habit, insensibility. Ant., soften. II (Roget s IV) v. 1. [To make less pervious] Syn. steel, temper, anneal, solidify …

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  • 6 Brutish — Bru tish, a. Pertaining to, or resembling, a brute or brutes; of a cruel, gross, and stupid nature; coarse; unfeeling; unintelligent. [1913 Webster] O, let all provocation Take every brutish shape it can devise. Leigh Hunt. [1913 Webster] Man may …

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  • 7 Brutishly — Brutish Bru tish, a. Pertaining to, or resembling, a brute or brutes; of a cruel, gross, and stupid nature; coarse; unfeeling; unintelligent. [1913 Webster] O, let all provocation Take every brutish shape it can devise. Leigh Hunt. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 8 Brutishness — Brutish Bru tish, a. Pertaining to, or resembling, a brute or brutes; of a cruel, gross, and stupid nature; coarse; unfeeling; unintelligent. [1913 Webster] O, let all provocation Take every brutish shape it can devise. Leigh Hunt. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 9 harden — I. v. a. 1. Indurate, make hard, make callous. 2. Habituate, inure, season, accustom, form, train, discipline. 3. Strengthen, fortify, steel, nerve, brace. 4. Sear, make callous, render insensible or unimpressible, make unfeeling. 5. Make… …

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  • 10 blind — adj 1. sightless, visionless, unsighted, unseeing, eyeless, stone blind, amaurotic; purblind, partially sighted, blear eyed, Ophthal. hemeralopic, Ophthal. nyctalopic. 2. obtuse, thick, dense, imperceptive, short sighted; retarded, slow, dull,… …

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  • 11 dull — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. unsharp, blunt; deadened, numb; stupid; tedious, uninteresting, boring; spiritless, vapid, vacuous; dead, lifeless; sluggish, listless, lethargic; lackluster, dim, cloudy, obscure, stale, jaded. v.… …

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