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  • It was the calm of blank stupor.
  • # He let the clipping flutter down to his desk, and he stood over it, running a strand of hair between his fingers, in a kind of happy stupor.
  • Through a cold stupor, Keating thought of the clients laughing in his face; he heard the thin, omnipotent voice of Ellsworth Toohey calling his attention to the opportunities open to him in the field of plumbing.
  • He knew that he was violently alive, that he was forcing the stupor into his muscles and into his mind, because he wished to escape the responsibility of consciousness.
  • We have come to hold, in a kind of mawkish stupor, that greatness is to be gauged by self-sacrifice.
  • He had not grasped that the events were real; he shuffled about in a stupor; he felt a fresh jolt of bewilderment each morning when he drove up to the building and saw the pickets.

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  • Someone stole his wallet while he was in a drunken stupor.
  • More pain snapped Thomas out of his stupor.
    James Dashner  --  The Maze Runner

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