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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Complete or partial loss of function involving the power of motion or of sensation in any part of the body. (plural)

Usage examples (36)
  • Such remote effects as I witnessed were mainly the results of the actual destructive lesion, such as paralyses and contraction.
  • I do fear the fear of people because it paralyses.
  • Now it falls in centimetres and paralyses the country.
  • It doesn't just tighten or alter skin; it paralyses nerves. for more
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