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stultify
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Catch-22
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  • He sat mutely in a ponderous, stultifying melancholy, waiting expectantly for Corporal Whitcomb to walk back in.
  • Her face — as beautiful as a blooming flower to him now — was distorted with a new kind of torture, the tissues serenely swollen, her half-closed eyes misty and unseeing with the stultifying languor of desire.

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  • Flat, gently rolling, it is stultifying.
    Gary Paulsen  --  Woodsong
  • What fired the imagination of my students one week bored and stultified them the next.
    Pat Conroy  --  The Water is Wide

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