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What is another word for paralyse?

See also: paralyze (US)

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To cause to be partly or wholly incapable of movement, typically through injury or debilitation
“Suppose you can give him a pill that will enhance his temperament but paralyse his legs.”
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To be, or to make, immobile or unable to move
“The stupendousness of this request seemed to paralyse him for a moment.”
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To disable or bring something to a halt
“In these wild places, which can scarcely be said to be populated at all, a snowstorm does not block the King's highways or paralyse traffic.”
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To be immobilized through fear or shock
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“Shrugging off the memories that could still paralyse her with fear if she let them, she whirled into action.”
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To deactivate or neutralize the functioning of something
“The effect of this medicine is to paralyse and deactivate the nervous system of certain types of worms.”
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To deprive of physical sensation or feeling
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To be detrimental to
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To neutralize or subdue (an effect or quality)
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To offend the moral feelings of
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To hold one's attention (with something fascinating)
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To stagnate or prevent from further development
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To make ineligible, as for entry to an examination
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