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benumb

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of benumb

  1. to reduce or weaken in strength or feeling a succession of personal tragedies had benumbed him to all grief Synonyms of benumb dull, blunt, cauterize, damp, dampen, deaden, numbWords Related to benumb muffle, mute, tone (down); decrease, diminish, lessen, let up (on), lower, reduce, subdue; debilitate, enfeeble, weaken; dwindle, recede, subside, taper (off), wane; alleviate, ease, lighten; abate, moderateNear Antonyms of benumb amplify, augment, beef (up), boost, consolidate, deepen, enhance, heighten, intensify, magnify, redouble, step up, strengthen; animate, arouse, stimulateAntonyms of benumb sharpen, whet



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