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stun

(stŭn),
To stupefy; to render unconscious by cerebral trauma.
[A.S. stunian, to make a loud noise]

stun

(stun) to knock senseless; to render unconscious by a blow or other force.

stun

(stŭn) [Fr. estoner, to shake]
To render unconscious, e.g. by an electrical shock or trauma to the head.
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Two weeks ago, my family members were threatened by someone with a knife," Adel said, adding that he wanted to buy a stun gun to defend himself and family members too.
Ahmed Raouf, a potential buyer, said that the stun guns and batons, which the police use to disperse protesters and subdue outlaws, are becoming a popular accessory among the youth in Cairo.
Stun guns, which are secretly smuggled from China into Egypt, come in various sizes and shapes and are sold in some Cairo streets to the young people.
Last week, an unidentified young man used a stun gun against a male political activist and a young movie star on a famous Giza street.