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Synonyms for clubfooted

having a deformed foot


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For instance, at Schloss Hartheim, the site of Nazi experimentation with "deviants"--the mental cases, the clubfooted, the cleft-palated--Odilo and his colleagues say, "There is such a thing.
After questioning Mishka about his age and reason for joining the revolution, Budyenny asks, Who should I listen to--the clubfooted Georgian or the fiery Jew?
Ilene, as it turns out, has met her maker, but there is still Isabella, who is clubfooted and "walks in tiny, agonizing steps on her toes like a ballerina.
Conversely, prior to the coming of the canals and railways, numerous artists and indefatigable travellers, such as the 18-stone, clubfooted John Glover, or the irascible Kensington seed-farmer, pamphleteer, radical, and future member of the Reform parliament of 1832 William Cobbett, demonstrated so deep an attachment to their horses that one is reminded, of course, that a love of animals, of the English countryside, and of 'sport' did not necessarily always go hand in hand.
Whereas in the 1950s stagings the ghosts were "only implicit" twenty years later they have become all too visible, "obtuse and clubfooted, trampling through the play's atmosphere with a needless realism" For Barnes, this is a clumsy mounting of a pedestrian text, the whole an enterprise devoid of artistic merit: "The mind recalls the subtlety of the novel and recoils.
He flirted with Madame de Stall and conducted an intense affair with the Countess de Flahaut, whom he shared with Talleyrand, the impious, clubfooted bishop.
Convoluted, contradictory, arcane, clubfooted writing was his game.
In concluding this chapter, Peirce is quoted as having written that 'A phenomenology which does not reckon with pure mathematics, a science hardly come to years of discretion when Hegel wrote, will be the same pitiful clubfooted affair that Hegel produced.
No wonder the world sees us as arrogant, vulgar and stepping clubfooted into sensitive situations.
The low down belly rooted naming / of these wet toed, turf sucking / mockers of our hamfisted, clubfooted clumsy / taking of each other.
where dwelt an old clubfooted man, alone, attended by a strange brown woman of sinister animal beauty" (79).