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anesthetic
used in A Prayer for Owen Meany

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Definition
a drug that causes temporary loss of bodily sensations
  • Mary Beth Baird held the handkerchief to his nose, managing to cover his mouth, too—as if she were administering an anesthetic.
    p. 219.8

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