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stupefy
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Catch-22
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  • That bombardier’s name, he remembered suddenly with another stupefying shock, had also been Yossarian!
  • ’They certainly look beautiful now writhing in agony or stupefied with morphine, don’t they?
  • Almost on cue, a nursing mother padded past holding an infant in black rags, and Yossarian wanted to smash her too, because she reminded him of the barefoot boy in the thin shirt and thin, tattered trousers and of all the shivering, stupefying misery in a world that never yet had provided enough heat and food and justice for all but an ingenious and unscrupulous handful.

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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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