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There was no awkwardness on his part, no numb tongue.
I grew so cold and numb, finally, that I ceased to shiver.
So numb and lifeless were my fingers, and so weak was I, that it seemed to take an hour to get off my shoes.
There is the man whom we all know, stupid, unimaginative, whose brain is bitten numbly by numb maggots; who walks generously with wide-spread, tentative legs, falls frequently in the gutter, and who sees, in the extremity of his ecstasy, blue mice and pink elephants.
I had a disc that was nicking on my sciatic nerve and my leg was going numb during games.
It goes by the name of the Pink Floyd song, Comfortably Numb, and I hope it's as good as that description - because it would help people to overcome their fears and safeguard their health.
Numb and Numbl are highly conserved, meaning that they're nearly identical in mice, humans and other animals, a sign that they're likely very important.
My left arm went numb I was taking so much cocaine.
I feel numb, a little bit like I did in 2007, it is mixed emotions at the moment.
Numbness in the distribution of the mental nerve, or so-called numb chin syndrome, can be associated with both benign and malignant etiologies.
once frozen, totally numb and in full contemplation mode, I decided it would be a good thing to let banks raise their fees and operate without any regulatory oversight, that the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) in Golden should be defunded as it supports spurious science, and, during one particularly painful portion of the oral surgery where special extra doses of pain-numbing medication were administered, I came up with the amazing idea that the way to jump-start the economy would be to re-authorize subprime mortgage loans.
After 30 seconds, their hands and legs would be so numb they would lose their grip and would have no chance of grabbing a rope to be pulled out.