stupefaction


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They could only look in consternation and stupefaction at the body of the Green Man.
interrupted Miss Polly, the look of stupefaction on her face changing to one of angry indignation.
And what does the boy mean,' added Mr Willet, after he had stared at him for a little time, in a species of stupefaction, 'by cocking his hat, to such an extent
The doctor, who was universally considered one of the best-tempered creatures on earth, made this demand in such a dreadful tone of anger, that Giles and Brittles, who were considerably muddled by ale and excitement, stared at each other in a state of stupefaction.
Stupefaction is not resignation; and it is stupefaction to remain in ignorance,--to shut up all the avenues by which the life of your fellow-men might become known to you.
The baby in the cradle woke up and cried; the boy in the clothes-basket fell over on his back with the basket upon him, and was seen no more; the mother wept louder yet and rocked faster; but Kit, insensible to all the din and tumult, remained in a state of utter stupefaction.
cried Porfiry Petrovitch, recovering from his momentary stupefaction.
He added: "in less than two weeks, terrorists have struck in Beirut, Paris, Bamako and Tunis again, each time causing pain and stupefaction.
The mayor's wife joins this tableau vivant of allegedly "free" women with no voice and no vision of their own gazing in disbelief, stupefaction, incomprehension, and grudging admiration at Tahirih, their prisoner, who shocked her countrymen with her "naked face" and fearless words.
Voila pourquoi l'opinion publique locale, assiste avec une certaine stupefaction melangee des fois a l'irritation, aux abus dont n'ont cure certains agents d'autorite empruntant ainsi, dans un contexte tendu, la voie de l'escalade au lieu de chercher les moyens a meme de trouver une solution concertee aux problemes, soient-ils epineux.
beaucoup moins que] La direction de l'USMA a appris avec stupefaction la suspension de son joueur, Youcef Belaili, pour dopage.
It just needed to be a shape that didn't have people slackjawed in stupefaction.