cripple


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to deprive of a limb or bodily member or its use

to render powerless or motionless, as by inflicting severe injury

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someone who is unable to walk normally because of an injury or disability to the legs or back

deprive of strength or efficiency

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deprive of the use of a limb, especially a leg

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BEIRUT: Batroun MP Butros Harb Thursday criticized three members of the Constitutional Council for boycotting the body's sessions and warned of attempts to cripple state institutions.
Prosecutor Trevor Blatchford said: "He was heard referring to the lady as a cripple to another person.
Eleven Blunders that Cripple Psychotherapy in America: A Remedial Unblundering" seeks to answer that question and turn the profession's fate as a whole around for the future.
The words and music were composed in the 11th century by a monk known as Hermanus Contractus, or, Hermann the Cripple.
Daisy The Cripple Creek Donkey is author Lyn Bezek's debut children's book and introduces young readers to a young boy who learns that a local donkey suffers from a similar handicap to his own--both have weak legs that prevent them from moving quickly, under most circumstances.
In January 1962 I was told I had rheumatoid arthritis; also, if I could keep the swelling down, I would not cripple.
The result was a fifty-six-inch-square painting, Cripple Creek, 1962, with a simple but highly charged coloristic formula: clashing complementaries, green dots on a red field.
The mayor's consultants, according to a commission report leaked in December, contemplated everything from filing lawsuits to declaring bankruptcy to pulling key teachers from the payroll in an attempt to cripple privatization.
This drawer is not a tapster who "draws" ale in a tavern; he is the draughrsman who quite literally "draws" the image or motif to be embroidered onto either a reusable pattern or the fabric itself, as Cripple does on the women's hankies.
Cripple Creek's city fathers say they've written the ticket to economic renewal.
Glenn may have the use of his mind and limbs but he has nonetheless become a cripple because of his words.
Every June, donkey lovers head for Cripple Creek to kick up their heels during Donkey Days.
Much of our loop follows old stage and train routes built in the mid- to late 1800s as links between Colorado Springs and the gold mining town of Cripple Creek (named after a cow that tried unsuccessfully - to jump across the stream).
Constitutional amendment allowed the City of Cripple Creek to vote to approve expanded gaming in City casinos
OTCPK: LIGA) announces today that a real estate acquisition in Cripple Creek, Colorado is imminent.