Benumb

Definition of Benumb

Be`numb´
v. t.1.To make torpid; to deprive of sensation or sensibility; to stupefy; as, a hand or foot benumbed by cold.
[imp. & p. p. Benumbed ( ); p. pr. & vb. n. Benumbing.]
The creeping death benumbed her senses first.
- Dryden.

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