The consuming need to drink from him swept through her mind, dulling the rest of the world.
Pain may be stopped by removing the cause of irritation, as, for example, by the extraction of a carious tooth or by rendering the nerveendings insensitive to irritation, as by the application of cocaine; by preventing its transmission along the spinal cord by antipyrin, phenacetin, acetanilide, cocaine, &c.; or by dulling the perceptive centre in the brain by means of opium or its alkaloids, by anaesthetics, and probably also, to a certain extent, by antipyrin and its congeners.
An odd sense entered her mind, dulling her senses.
Other products can damage the floor, make it slippery and dulling the finish.
There was no dulling Xander's thirst for war and blood like she might retire a sword.
Standing water can warp your floor while dulling the finish.
To avoid dulling the luster of your pearls, always put them on last when getting ready to go out and remove them first once you are home.
For those who rely on replacement blades, blades tend to last a bit longer than a disposable razor, so use your best judgment and toss them when you see even the slightest wear or dulling of the blade.
Hair powders work by dulling the sheen on the hair shaft and absorbing excess oils where it needs it.
Braun shavers include a few parts that are prone to breaking or dulling with time.
Dirt, dust, and oils accumulate rapidly in small corners and niches, dulling the ring's beauty unless it is cleaned regularly.
It is best to take off the ring before engaging in those activities to prevent harmful household cleaning products or chlorine or salt water from dulling your jewelry or accidentally losing it.
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