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conscious
used in Change of Heart by Picoult

5 uses
  • I imagined her swimming up from the sandy bottom of unconsciousness, bursting through the surface, wading to where I was waiting onshore.
  • Surely someone knocked unconscious in a car accident wasn't left waiting in the hall until he came to and could recite his Blue Cross group number.
  • The British medical journal the Lancet published a 2005 study of the toxicology reports of forty-nine executed inmates in four U.S. states; forty-three of the inmates had a level of anesthesia lower than required Anesthesiologists say that if a person were conscious at the time potassium chloride is administered, it would feel like boiling oil in the veins.
  • I kissed my daughter's forehead, unconsciously reading it for fever.
  • The body was still accelerating due to gravity at the end of the drop, but the head was restricted by the noose—which broke the neck and ruptured the spinal cord, rendering instant unconsciousness, and a quick death.

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