numb

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I used to wonder, when they came in tired from the fields, their feet numb and their hands cracked and sore, how they could do all the chores so conscientiously: feed and water and bed the horses, milk the cows, and look after the pigs.
Even her eyelids rested numb and heavily over her sleepy eyes.
He leaned back in his chair, closing his eyes, and, numb with misery, waited for Mildred.
So numb was Jerry from lack of circulation, and so weak from lack of water through part of a tropic day and all of a tropic night, that he stood up, tottered and fell, and, time and again, essaying to stand, floundered and fell.
The drug also numbs the gums so is often added to low-grade cocaine to fake the effect of the drug.