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Synonyms for crippling

that cripples or disables or incapacitates

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Pakistan is one of only three countries in the world where polio is still endemic but efforts to stamp out the crippling disease have been hit by repeated attacks on health teams.
Deputy Commissioner while talking to media persons said that polio is an extremely hazardous disease that paralyses the children for the entire life and the anti-polio campaign initiated vigorously, so that the crippling disease could be eradicated.
It is the earnest desire of the government to eradicate the crippling disease and for the purpose sincere efforts are also being made, the Ministers stated during a meeting held to review the situation of polio in Quetta and other parts of the province.
This all sounds well and good, but considering the clean kills that lead shot so efficiently made on waterfowl, one can't help but question whether the crippling rate has increased with these ammo alternatives.
Netanyahu Wants US to Impose Crippling Sanctions on Iran
secretary of state as crippling sanctions ," he said.
In a nutshell: Gripping thriller about crippling fear in the waning days of Communist East Germany.
the first thing the insurgents did as to destroy the debt records, liberating tens thousands of Judean peasants from crippling poverty and indentured servitude.
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.
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.
Furthermore, even if Aristide were returned to Haiti, his hands would be tied, crippling him from carrying out the popular projects for which he was given an overwhelming mandate of 67 per cent of the popular vote.
Studies have shown that crippling and catastrophic events such as 9/11 and the 2005 London Terrorist Attacks have been followed by an increase in cyber terrorist activity.