Definitions

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  • adj. Alternative spelling of paralyzing.
  • v. Present participle of paralyse.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • I ` m not into vengeance or the idea of paralysing the lot of us for the sins of - even - a fair few.

    David McWilliams

  • As an example he said there were "paralysing" shortages of official transport, infrastructure and equipment.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • South Africa did not experience the kind of paralysing turbulence that was the lot of most countries at our level of development.

    Address by President Nelson Mandela to Parliament

  • Indeed, in this era of volatility, what we need to ask ourselves is why South Africa did not experience the kind of paralysing turbulence that was the lot of most countries at our level of development.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • BUT South Africa did not experience the kind of paralysing turbulence that was the lot of most countries at our level of development.

    Briefing Notes

  • African National Congress representative Mohamed Valli Moosa said the proposed government of national unity provided for a smooth political transition without "paralysing" government and without frustrating the will of the majority.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • But this new moral influence upon her had a kind of paralysing effect.

    Sir George Tressady — Volume II

  • The air of mystery which most of us assume when we speak about the great change that marks the bound of our mortal progress has engendered a kind of paralysing terror which makes ordinary people shudder at the notion of bodily extinction.

    Side Lights

  • The demonstrators have warned that they will press ahead with their agitation until their demands are met - even if it means "paralysing"

    WN.com - Articles related to Thai violence spirals, both sides seek reinforcements

  • The demonstrators have warned that they will press ahead with their agitation until their demands are met - even if it means "paralysing" Bangkok.

    WN.com - Articles related to Thai violence spirals, both sides seek reinforcements

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