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Assimilating to adult reality in the corrupt world of Elsinore is a deadening process.
The deadening, coercive nature of this kind of thinking is disturbing.
This is a traumatic model of black history whose hallmark is a deadening, Oedipal regularity.
The tetrodotoxin is up to 1,200 times more poisonous than that of cyanide, and can cause deadening of the tongue and lips, dizziness, vomiting, arrhythmia, difficulty breathing, muscle paralysis and, if left untreated, death.
Stripped of its interior, insulation, and sound deadening, the car’s cabin is dominated by a rally-spec roll cage, significantly stiffening the 23-year old bodyshell.
That means additional sound deadening, a different carpet, and a thicker cargo cover compared with its Opel sibling.
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