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speechless

(spēch′lĭs)
adj.
1. Lacking the faculty of speech.
2. Temporarily unable to speak, as through astonishment.
3. Refraining from speech; silent.

speech′less·ly adv.
speech′less·ness n.
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16) Likewise, on his very first night in the city, David dreams of a school-friend of his "whom he now saw drowning in front of him, crying out speechlessly, his white legs descending an invisible stair-way" (3).
At the membership meeting after convention, we watched almost speechlessly as the Las Vegas District was reborn.