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1984 (Nineteen Eighty-Four) by Orwell
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  • For if leisure and security were enjoyed by all alike, the great mass of human beings who are normally stupefied by poverty would become literate and would learn to think for themselves; and when once they had done this, they would sooner or later realize that the privileged minority had no function, and they would sweep it away.

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  • The lawyer said his client was stupefied by the accusation.
  • She was shocked—too stupefied to respond for a few seconds.

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