entumecerse

A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
pronominal verb
1. (to suffer numbness)
a. to go numb
Me quité el guante, y casi se me entumeció la mano del frió que hacía.I removed my glove, and my hand almost went numb from the cold.
Ya enciende la fogata. Se me están entumeciendo los dedos.Light the fire already. My fingers are going numb.
entumecer
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
2. (to cause numbness)
a. to numb
El hombre que cayó al agua fue rescatado antes de que el helado mar le entumeciera las extremidades.The man overboard was rescued before the cold sea numbed his limbs.
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entumecer
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (general)
a. to numb
A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
pronominal verb
2. (general)
a. to become numb
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entumecer
transitive verb
to numb
pronominal verb
entumecerse
1 [+miembro] to go numb; go to sleep
2 [+río] to swell; rise; [+mar] to surge
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