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daze / dāz/ • v. [tr.] (usu. be dazed) make (someone) unable to think or react properly; stupefy; bewilder. • n. [in sing.] a state of stunned confusion or bewilderment: he was walking around in a daze. DERIVATIVES: daz·ed·ly / ˈdāzidlē/ adv.

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daze benumb the senses of. XIV. First in pp. dased — ON. pp. dasaðr weary or exhausted from cold or exertion (cf. Icel. dasask refl. become exhausted, dasi lazy fellow, Sw. dasa lie idle).

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