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insensate
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Catch-22
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  • The squadron stood insensate, bereft of everything human but Doc Daneeka, who roosted dolorously like a shivering turkey buzzard beside the closed door of the medical tent, his stuffed nose jabbing away in thirsting futility at the hazy sunlight streaming down around him.
  • At the field a heavy silence prevailed, overpowering motion like a ruthless, insensate spell holding in thrall the only beings who might break it.

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  • unable to stop the insensate violence
  • deaf to reason, and, for the most part, insensate to persuasion
    Charlotte Bronte  --  The Professor

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