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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To deprive of the power to move or feel in a part of the body. Also: to make helpless.

Usage examples (34)
  • The medication will paralyze your arm for a short time.
  • Taha also called the charges an attempt to "paralyze" his country.
  • He also said the decision to freeze Yukos assets aimed to "paralyze" the company.
  • My inner voice can be awfully critical, and "paralyze" was such a great word choice! for more
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