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1‘his fingers were numb with cold’
deprived of sensation, without feeling, numbed, benumbed, dead, deadened, desensitized, insensible, insensate, senseless, unfeeling
dazed, stunned, stupefied, in shock, paralysed, petrified, immobilized, frozen, chilled
1‘the cold had numbed her senses’
deaden, deprive of sensation, benumb, desensitize, render insensitive, dull
daze, stun, stupefy, paralyse, petrify, immobilize, freeze, chill
rare torpefy, obtund
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