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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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After battling to stay on, Young hobbled off, paving the way for Jack Willis to make a longer-than-expected appearance in his second game back from a nine-month lay-off following reconstructive knee surgery.
Marseille [France], Feb 23 ( ANI ): Second-seed Stan Wawrinka's comeback from a six-month injury lay-off suffered a major blow as he hobbled out of the Open 13 after retiring hurt during his second round clash against Ilya Ivashka of Belarus here on Friday.
Secondly, does he recognise that our city's finances have been hobbled by his colleagues in government and their devastating austerity measures?
He wrote in the New Statesman: "[The MPC] was hobbled by "group think" - or the "tyranny of the consensus".
In the U.S., oil production was hobbled by Hurricanes Katrina and Rita last year, which knocked out oil wells and refineries along the Gulf of Mexico.
Downing hobbled out of the session and underwent a scan and will now fly home.
Brock hobbled out the door and into the waiting get away car.
While fundamentals are being supported by recovering capital expenditures, the digital consumer electronics boom and growing overseas market share, these sectors will continue to be hobbled for the foreseeable future by the renewed strength in the yen and a consolidating US market.
I hobbled around on a cane and most everyone thought it was part of the show, peg-leg pirate stuff.
But Dyer hobbled off in the dying stages after feeling a spasm in the muscle originally damaged against Portsmouth.
That's a fortune by El Trapiche standards, but the lack of intellectual and human capital could keep the greenhouse hobbled for some time--and wilt Fox's development plan.
His murderous rebuke to the uncertain young women who had ever so tentatively set out to push cultural boundaries, probably hobbled the country's evolving cultural mores as the 20th century dawned.
But hobbled by multiple sclerosis, he retired from journalism early--in 1991.
It's painful to watch a bunch of potentially dynamic performers hobbled by a mediocre script and poor direction.
This all bears repeating because we continue to see expensive, supposedly professionally designed newsletters hobbled by expanses of barely readable sans serif body text.