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Synonyms for crippling

that cripples or disables or incapacitates

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Since the second of the two cases was recorded only recently in Gadap area it is therefore crucial to boost, at current point of time, the immunity of the children against the crippling disease through much warranted vaccine,' he said.
Polio is a crippling and potentially fatal infectious disease.
Peshawar: A polio worker has been gunned down by two unidentified men in a northwestern province of Pakistan where the crippling disease remains endemic.
He said we are determined to make Pakistan polio-free as soon as possible adding that Pakistan had taken a series of actions to save future generations from the crippling decease.
But the surveys are the simplest way to obtain crippling data, Richkus said, and because they're conducted regularly, comparisons can be easily drawn up.
In scripture indebted Egyptians, Canaanites, and Hebrews sold themselves into servitude to keep from starving while crippling debt shackled medieval serfs and 19th-century sharecroppers to their masters' lands and imprisoned the urban poor in workhouses.
A MAN described as a walking miracle because of his phenomenal fund-raising efforts despite suffering from a crippling condition is visiting a Coventry supermarket to raise money for arthritis research.
The threat of crippling rail strikes was coming a step nearer today with the result of a ballot for industrial action by thousands of workers at Network Rail.
The crippling condition, called spina bifida, plagues 1,500 to 2,000 newborns per year in the U.
Dr Patterson said: "Unless the crippling bureaucracy is destroyed, the time will come when doctors are forced to act.
7 Kyodo Singapore police said Wednesday they have made the largest seizure of pirated goods under the country's Copyright Act, crippling the activities of a major syndicate during a raid Tuesday.
Hone and his colleagues have pursued a different crippling strategy for the bacterium, however.
TV funnyman Lee Hurst last night revealed how he is in constant pain with a crippling spinal disease.