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used in Catch-22

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to dull or deprive of strength


cause to appear foolish
  • He sat mutely in a ponderous, stultifying melancholy, waiting expectantly for Corporal Whitcomb to walk back in.
    Chapter 20 — Corporal Whitcomb (96% 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.
    Chapter 38 — Kid Sister (30% in)

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