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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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v. - Cause to be immobile; Make powerless and unable to function.

Usage examples (33)
  • Shadow chancellor George Osborne said the hung parliament would "paralyse" the economy.
  • He adds there will be a dip in confidence, a run on the pound and disastrous interest rate rises that will 'paralyse' the country.
  • For she let oot a squeal that wad paralyse a teuchit,
  • That didn't paralyse me so much as their air of diligence. for more
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