What is another word for paralyze?

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To render powerless, ineffective, or unable to move
“… a blizzard paralyzed the city for two days.”
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To deprive of courage or confidence
“The school board is paralyzed by the threat of lawsuits for just about everything.”
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To render powerless, ineffective, or unable to move
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To diminish the physical strength of
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To decrease in sensitivity
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To frighten greatly
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To perplex or bewilder someone
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To astonish or shock (someone) so that they are temporarily unable to react
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Hold one's attention
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To make ineligible, as for entry to an examination
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Turn into bone or bony tissue
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Make or become more severe and less sympathetic
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