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anaesthetize

(ə-nĕs′thĭ-tīz′)
v.
Variant of anesthetize.
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Preliminary trials revealed that concentrations [less than or equal to]50 and [greater than or equal to]125 g/L were unsuccessful in anesthetizing high proportions of Ostrea lurida in less than 2 h (data not shown).
And prosperity itself was regularly described as a spiritual illness, anesthetizing the consciences of the rich, making the wealthy deaf to the cries of the poor.