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.