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Inure

To cause or to result in. The word is most commonly used in legal documents, such as wills.
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So I have failed there and must try not to be inured to the suffering of others.
Living near the San Andreas Fault, one can become so inured to the frequent tremors that he gradually forgets that living in California has always been something of a gamble.
Adam was claiming food poisoning--something about a bad roast beef sandwich--and I overheard Lizard complaining about an inured knee (and who could be surprised, after that triple kink rail from Lizard of Oz).
Audiences are becoming increasingly inured to ads--requiring more ads to get the point across, it seems.
Shock imagery has become so pervasive that we are now inured to the caustic effect of images connoting unspeakable horror, and are left instead with the queasy knowledge that they have been sublimated as entertainment.
Notice how inured we have become to corrupt jurisprudence, adds Sobran.
But PETA president Ingrid Newkirk said: "The ad's effective, but people are no longer inured to horrific images.
While we never become inured to Alexis's homicidal fits, we shudder at the knowledge of how close Medellin is in spirit to the indifference that has sprung up in our own backyards.
The United States, you see, rid its putative conscience and national memory--as it has long been inured to do--when it "intervened" in Afghanistan prior to the Soviet "invasion" during the Cold War.
The body becomes inured to their effects over time, necessitating greater doses.
In a decade of testing, millions of Americans have grown inured to this invasion of their bodies and private lives, readily trading their Fourth Amendment protection from "unreasonable search" in exchange for a job.