incapacitate


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Synonyms for incapacitate

disable

Synonyms

Synonyms for incapacitate

to render powerless or motionless, as by inflicting severe injury

Synonyms for incapacitate

make unable to perform a certain action

injure permanently

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A central question is whether it would be possible to develop and employ weapons that can incapacitate human beings without serious consequences.
Two barbs are projected which attach to the skin or clothing and deliver an electrical charge which temporarily incapacitates the suspect.
He told the court: "The bullet flattens on impact and immediately incapacitates the target.
They may also be ineffective in windy conditions and go off course or be unable to incapacitate a person who is wearing bulky clothing for example.
Though it would protect soldiers in the long run and decrease fear of enlistment, it would also incapacitate large numbers for weeks at a time, rendering the Continentals vulnerable to assault.
These women pick up men in hotels or social establishments, incapacitate them, and then steal their jewelry or money.