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Synonyms for hobble

Synonyms for hobble

to walk in a lame way

to restrict the activity or free movement of

something that physically confines the legs or arms

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a shackle for the ankles or feet

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the uneven manner of walking that results from an injured leg

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walk impeded by some physical limitation or injury

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hamper the action or progress of

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strap the foreleg and hind leg together on each side (of a horse) in order to keep the legs on the same side moving in unison

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In addition, China-related plays such as chemicals, steel and shipping--all early and solid leaders of the current Japan rally--are being hobbled by concerns of a possible change in China's foreign-exchange policy and comments by Chinese leaders suggesting that they would like to slow China's growth to a more sustainable level.
Caley were dealt a further blow when Paul Ritchie hobbled off to be replaced by ex-Don Russell Duncan in 52 minutes.
However, manager Gordon Strachan had a setback on 78 minutes as Hartson hobbled off with an ankle injury that is now certain to keep him out of tomorrow's final match of their Irish tour against Bray Wanderers.
As I hobbled out of the market on crutches with grocery bags under my arms, employees ignored me.
Equitable was hobbled by a decision in the House of Lords in July that overturned the insurer's decision to cut final payouts on certain guaranteed annuity policies it had written.
5, and would have severely hobbled Microsoft, and crippled its new bet-the-company "Net" strategy, even while the appeal was pending.
stuck in a cramped, unrenovatable late-modernist bunker, limited in focus to an American art of fading importance in an increasingly global scene, and hobbled by uncertain, feckless administrators.
Interviewed a year later, Burton has been hobbled by a stroke, but although her speech is affected, she hasn't lost an ounce of chutzpah.
It can invest us with the determination not to be hobbled by other people's ideas of what we can accomplish.
Meanwhile plumbers and other trades-people are eager for the work and real estate trade groups are hobbled by differing interest among the members.
A good thing, too; given recent revelations about his role in the Iran-contra scandal (from the notebooks of Caspar Weinberger, no less) and other like and evolving scandals involving Iraq, BCCI, and several faded S&Ls, Bush's second term would probably have been hobbled by a raft of indictments and investigations, anyway.
BCGI) and its codefendants, Cingular Wireless and Western Wireless--and the subsequent $128 million awarded to the plaintiff, Freedom Wireless--has severely hobbled the development of prepaid cellular phone service in the US.
Katich hobbled through much of the fourth day of the Adelaide Test after partially tearing his Achilles tendon, an injury many suspected would be series ending.
Injured David, 34, hobbled on crutches into T5 en route to the family home in LA.
Hobbled "We go into the United game without Aiden McGeady through suspension and by the way Scott hobbled off on Saturday there may be a question mark over him.