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General Crossword Questions for “numbing”

  • Frozen? Order gin, getting anaesthetised!

Encyclopedia

  • It has an alkaline pH and a numbing effect on the lips when eaten in Ma la (Chinese: 麻辣; pinyin: málà; literally "numbing and spicy"), common in Sichuan cooking, is a combination of Sichuan pepper. — “Sichuan pepper - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • "Numb", a song by Archive from You All Look the Same to Me " a song by Drowning Pool "Numb", a song by Marina and the Diamonds from The Family Jewels ". — “Numb - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • Psychological numbness is a mental self-defense mechanism used to prevent psychological trauma, in which a Psychological numbness is an important component of sanity in an individual whose basic moral principles or ideology would be rendered inapplicable. — “Psychological numbing - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org

Quotations

  • But in her, as she endeavors to arise, the parts which we bend in sitting cannot be moved, through their numbing weight. — “Metamorphoses” by Ovid
  • Why, oh why must one grow up, why must one inherit this heavy, numbing responsibility of living an undiscovered life? Out of the nothingness and the undifferentiated mass, to make something of herself! But what? In the obscurity and pathlessness to take a direction! But whither? How take even one step? And yet, how stand still? This was torment indeed, to inherit the responsibility of one's own life. — “The Rainbow” by D. H. Lawrence
  • The pang passed, and nothing but the dull numbing pain of it remained. I felt Miss Halcombe's hand again, tightening its hold on my arm–I raised my head and looked at her. Her large black eyes were rooted on me, watching the white change on my face, which I felt, and which she saw. — “The Woman in White” by Wilkie Collins
  • Suddenly his legs seemed to die. He sank writhing to the ground. He tried to arise. In his efforts against the numbing pain he was like a man wrestling with a creature of the air. — “The Red Badge of Courage” by Stephen Crane
  • Then Ráma, when he saw the foe Convulsed and mad with pain 'Neath the chill-pointed weapon's blow, To Lakshman spoke again:– "See, Lakshman, see! this mortal dart That strikes a numbing chill, Hath struck him senseless with the smart, But left him breathing still. — “Ramayana” by Valmiki
  • And so we made the rest of the passage, von Brüning cuddled against me and the cabin-hatch, alternately shouting a jest to Davies and talking to me in a light and charming vein, with just that shade of patronage that the disparity in our ages warranted, about my time in Germany, places, people, and books I knew, and about life, especially young men's life, in England, a country he had never visited, but hoped to; I responding as well as I could, striving to meet his mood, acquit myself like a man, draw zest instead of humiliation from the irony of our position, but scarcely able to make headway against a numbing sense of defeat and incapacity. — “The Riddle of the Sands” by Erskine Childers

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