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shell shock

loss of sight, memory, etc., resulting from psychological strain during prolonged engagement in warfare
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The last full-length chapter turns to Virginia Woolf--specifically, Septimus Warren Smith, the shell-shocked soldier of Mrs.
For shell-shocked veterans, the tasks of remembering and
Most interestingly, the ESWS were concerned with defending the masculinity of shell-shocked men.
I was shell-shocked and I feel for the fans," he added.
2 RAMPANT Kelty stunned shell-shocked Oakley with this four-goal blitz.
TEESSIDE mum Sam Scott was shell-shocked when she went into her garden shed looking for some camping gear - and discovered an unexploded bomb.
Wakefield's shell-shocked playing staff were yesterday offered bereavement counselling as they came to terms with the latest tragedy to hit the club following on from the death of prop forward Adam Watene during a weight training session last October.
3900, and a subsequent 300+ pip rally on Friday, shell-shocked.
Shell-shocked investors watching the London FTSE-100 sink towards 5,000 might find a refuge in the Guinness Global Energy fund managed by Tim Guinness, who's had a decent run since 1998 running Investec Global Energy funds, says fund wizard Mick Gilligan at London-based broker Killik & Co.
Trading in the shell-shocked bank's shares was temporarily suspended but the stock fell five per cent after they resumed.