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The Brothers Karamazov
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stupefy
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The Brothers Karamazov
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  • Mitya was stupefied.
  • He stood, stupefied, wondering how he, after all a man of intelligence, could have yielded to such folly, have been led into such an adventure, and have kept it up for almost twenty-four hours, fussing round this Lyagavy, wetting his head.
  • Latin and Greek were introduced because they are a bore and because they stupefy the intellect.
  • Well, all the classical authors have been translated into all languages, so it was not for the sake of studying the classics they introduced Latin, but solely as a police measure, to stupefy the intelligence.

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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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