What is the opposite of numb?

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Adjective
Opposite of desensitized or numb to any feeling, sensation or emotion
“Most kids stop grinding when they lose their baby teeth because permanent teeth are much more sensitive to pain.”
Adjective
(demonstrative) Opposite of cold and not feeling or showing any emotion
“I'm not a very demonstrative person, having always been taught that emotion leads to weakness, so I was more than a little embarrassed.”
Adjective
(expressive) Opposite of cold and not feeling or showing any emotion
“Underneath all the special effects makeup, Carrey's notoriously expressive face really shone through.”
Adjective
(of the air or wind) Opposite of extremely cold
“Let's organize a picnic if this mild weather lasts over the weekend.”
Adjective
(of a person) Opposite of having the sensation of coldness often to the point of being uncomfortable
“If you're feeling warm, take off those extra layers.”
Adjective
(out cold) Opposite of loss of consciousness
“Benjamin was still conscious despite having consumed a large amount of alcohol.”
Adjective
Opposite of physically numb and incapable of feeling
“The damage to his back was so extensive that he was sensitive to the touch from the neck to his hip.”
Adjective
Opposite of at rest, stationary, immobile, not moving
Adjective
Opposite of relating to paralysis
Adjective
Opposite of not in full control of one's faculties
“Despite the delirium setting in, we placed our trust in our lucid leader, Sarah, to lead the lost group out of the jungle.”
Adjective
Opposite of unable to think clearly
Adjective
Opposite of cold and not feeling or showing any emotion
“I'm not a very demonstrative person, having always been taught that emotion leads to weakness, so I was more than a little embarrassed.”
Adjective
Opposite of very low or below average in temperature
Adjective
Opposite of so frightened that one is unable to move
Adjective
Opposite of suffering from fear
Adjective
Opposite of physically hurt, affected or killed by extreme cold
“They found many burnt mammals in bushland ravaged by bushfires.”
Verb
(sharpen) Opposite of to decrease in feeling or strength
“These games helped Lye to sharpen his senses and his memory and later they would make him an extraordinary film-maker and editor, with the ability to remember long sequences of movements.”
Verb
(sharpen) Opposite of to decrease in feeling or strength
Verb
Opposite of to immobilize or stop (from) moving, especially suddenly
“He stood there momentarily transfixed, but a bright light caused him to move suddenly.”
Verb
Opposite of to cause to be amazed or astonished
Verb
Opposite of to neutralize or subdue (an effect or quality)
“Watson receives little support from both his family and society, and they become the very sources that awaken and exacerbate his anger and violence.”
Verb
Opposite of to dull or desensitize, emotionally or physically
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